If you are intimidated by the idea of reading your Bible, then this is the place for you! I will be sharing 4 tips to understand your Bible better.
I used to think, what’s the point, I’m not going to understand it anyway… Sound familiar?
After my daughter was born, I decided that I was going to read the Bible every night, for her. I wanted to commit to that for her, to be a better mom. I knew the Bible was powerful, because I had personally seen how it had transformed my parents’ relationship.
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My parents are HUGE role models in my life and in my walk with Christ. There isn’t a day that I am with them that we don’t discuss the LORD. I want that for my kids in our home, too. And here are their pretty faces 🙂
If you are worried about grasping what your Bible means, I am here to help in any way I can. Everyone can grow, no matter how many times they’ve read the Bible. That is the best part about God: He is always teaching us something. We will never be done getting to know Him!
I am by no means an expert, but I have come to know ways in which to point you! I will be discussing different tips, tricks,
1. Do You Have the R
Recently, I did a Bible review… I wanted to find the best Bibles for Women, Best Bibles for Men and Best Bibles for children of all ages and levels of understanding. Below you can find my list of Bibles based on what you’re looking for!
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How to Read the Bible Tip: Another great help is reading your Bible’s footnotes and the preface to each book of the B
In addition, there is a resource that really helps you interpret each book. It is called Know Your Bible: All 66 Books Explained and Applied. This book helps you understand what was happening at the time each book was written.
***Note: Here is the Bible I read from every night!
2. How to Read the Bible Daily
Daily reading is a really important aspect of our lives. There are a lot of distractions that take our eyes off God. Therefore, it is easy to become distracted by social media and get lost in our wants and wishes.
God calls us to not want things of this earth, but to focus our attention and time on Him. He will fill us up more than social media anyway. Even if you read just a little bit each day, you will see growth!
You can find my Free printable for Spending Quiet Time with God here!
Praying for wisdom and understanding before opening your Bible is another great way to get the most out of your reading. He will help you focus and get what message He is needing you to hear most, because He’s cool like that! 🙂
If you are in the Word daily, that is awesome!! Maybe you can share your tips to understand your Bible with me and what has worked for you and
My best friend’s grandma always used to say, reading the Bible is something you do for a lifetime. You never stop, it is a journey to become more like Him.
3. Reading Devotionals
Devotionals can be wonderful tools in helping you understand your Bible better. Hearing the Word in real-life situations and in context to your own life, can make digesting it much easier.
My favorite devotionals can be found here. AND they are FREE! #win
4. Find a Bible Study
I don’t think I am biased when I say this – I have the best Bible study ever! It is so wonderful because I learn from new believers, all the way to seasoned B
This year, I joined Bible Study Fellowship International and it was such a good idea. It couldn’t have come at a better time. The information I learn, in just one week of B
So why Bible study fellowship?
You too can join a BSF near you! Each week there are notes, chapters to read, questions to answer, lecture and a small Bible study group for learning with others.
The one thing we don’t always understand when reading is the traditions of biblical times. Since we aren’t really understanding the context in which the Bible was written, it is easy to get confused. In joining BSF, you hear about the traditions and where they stem from. This also makes remembering the stories and people in the B
I would seriously urge you to find one near you, click here to join – also free!
Lastly, I want to be here as your support staff as you study the Bible, or even open the B
Dear LORD, I thank you for the person reading today and their willingness to seek You. Please, lead the way for them as they are wanting to know You more. Place people in their path that know You so they might gather more information about who You are and how much You love them! Help them to feel comforted as they go about their day and their work. I thank You, LORD for them, Amen.
Sometimes, we forget how much God loves us. I find that Bible verses around my house and workspace help. You can download my Free Bible Verse Printables here!
If Peaches & Prayer inspires you to encourage a friend to read their Bible, I want to hear about it! I share how God gave me my passion and purpose in life here.
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Wanting more tips to understand your Bible? Check out Crosswalks article here for a Beginner’s Guide to Reading the Bible.
If you are wondering what bible I am currently reading, it can be found here.