Learning how to read the Bible effectively is one of the best things you can do. Learning to read the Bible helps you grow spiritually and know God more deeply. The promises found in the Bible will encourage you to keep going in difficult times. The commands in the Bible help you to live in a way that pleases God.
Read on to learn how to read the Bible and get the most out of it.
Do I have to start at the beginning of the Bible?
No! You can start reading anywhere in the Bible. If you are new to the Bible, however, you might want to start with one of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John). These books tell the story of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection.
All of God’s word is valuable, and no matter where you start reading you will benefit. 1 Timothy 3:16 says, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.”
If you don’t know where to start reading, consider…