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When I put out a mini request for what topics my reading audience would like me to write about, I received a good bit of responses. This particular topic was the largest response! And I am not surprised. I’m actually super elated about this - and I know God is even more than me! Now, if you didn’t submit your topic, it’s okay, because I think this topic can help everyone across the board, including me. So in this fresh post, I’m going to talk about How to Study the Bible.
The first thing that I would say, in today’s busy world, is to remove the distractions. My reason for kicking it off this way is because when you set out to study the Bible, you will quickly discover that the enemy is not happy about your increased hunger for learning more about God’s Word. He will find all sorts of ways to throw you off and make you feel like everything else is more important. So be alert.
Don’t get sucked into your social media alerts or feeling the need to answer an email or two. Try not to think about all of the other things that you need to do. Time spent in the Bible takes precedence over it all. So, discipline will be required in order to get all that you can out of your study time. With that being said, let’s dive in.
Here’s a list of ways on how to study the Bible…
These tips are tried and true, my sister! So I'm sharing what I know works. Whether you're studying alone or with others, go for it! Don’t wait. The Lord is waiting for you.
I’ll tell you, once you get started, you will be hungry for even more. I personally love in-depth Bible study. And I love spending uninterrupted time in God’s Word. In order to grow personally, know God deeper, and help others, we have to make time for it. Joshua 1:8 instructs us to, “Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do.”
Before I close, I want to give you a few resources to grab.
I pray that this helps you, sis. Time to study the Bible! ;-)
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