Learn to Read the Bible
“I don’t understand what I’m reading.”
“I don’t feel smart enough to read the Bible.”
“Where do I start?”
“I don’t have time to read the Bible.”
Do any of these excuses sound familiar? Beginning to read the Bible can be intimidating. And like the many excuses listed above, it can be overwhelming trying to understand where to start or what to read.
When I started attending church regularly, I had many insecurities related to reading the Bible. Many people around me appeared to have “grown up” in the church and some had even gone to Christian schools. It felt like everyone was familiar with the Bible except for me. Of course, I wasn’t the only one new to the Bible.
Thankfully, I found encouragement from others as I began familiarizing myself with the Bible and learning how to read it. When we turn to God’s Word, we only hunger for more. Here are some practical tips as you start reading the Bible…