Bible Reading for the New Year

bible-reading-web-bannerTomorrow at Old Powhatan Baptist Church we will be handing out Bible Reading plans for 2015. (You can print a copy for yourself here.) We chose a Chronological Reading Plan to help us see the overall picture of God’s Word this year.  But, I didn’t want to simply give you a reading plan… I want to give you some encouragement as well.

Three Tips for Better Bible Reading by Andy Naselli (Desiring God): “One way to get excited about reading the Bible is to rethink your Bible-reading strategy.”

Practical Helps for Bible Reading

5 Promises for Your Bible Reading and Prayer by Steve Fuller (Desiring God):

  • God is inviting me to exceeding joy.
  • His word will strengthen my weak faith.
  • His word will shine light on the darkness around me.
  • When I pray, God will work.
  • This is the one thing that can’t be taken from me.

Primer on Reading the Bible by John Hughes (Desiring God) “Bible study can fan the flames of our love for Jesus or drown it in a sea of knowledge. Studying the Bible with Jesus is life-changing. Studying the Bible without him is an exercise in intellectual pride.”

The Gospel and Scripture: How to Read the Bible by Mike Bullmore (pdf)

Tools for Studying the Bible Village Church, Texas (pdf)

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