CategoryReading and Understanding the Word

Do You Need Help Understanding the Bible?

The Bible is much more than a book of morals and interesting stories. As God’s own speaking to mankind, it stands alone as the highest, most profound book. This Book of books brings us the divine revelation of God, His plan for man, and His eternal purpose. But the Bible isn’t always easy to understand.

A Revolutionary Concept about the Bible

A commonly held thought about the Bible is that it’s mainly for studying, and so questions like these arise: How can I study the Bible? What Bible study method should I use? What’s the best Bible study tool? Although these are good questions to consider, they distract us from one of the most crucial concepts about God’s Word.

The First Step in Understanding the Bible

The Bible is an incredible book, filled with wisdom, poetry, history, and exhortation. It contains mysterious signs, types, figures, and prophecies, along with lengthy genealogies and detailed ordinances. And it reveals who Christ is and God’s eternal purpose for man. As Christians, we may know we should read the Bible but feel apprehensive about it. Perhaps previous attempts at trying to...

Two Important Greek Words in the Bible: Logos and Rhema

Did you know the Bible uses two different Greek words to refer to the word of God? One of these words is logos, and the other is rhema. Understanding the meaning of these two words can help us know and experience God in a deeper way. That’s why we’re taking some time in this post to discuss logos and rhema and their importance to our Christian lives.

Renewing Your Bible Reading—A New Season, a New Beginning

The beginning of a new year is a great time to start reading the Bible. Take a look at our post on Bible reading, why it’s important, and how to make this a year of reading the Bible. With the beginning of this new year, it’s a good time to reflect on our year before. One valuable question we can ask ourselves is how we did with reading the Bible last year. Did we consider it, but didn’t know...

7 Ways to Build up a Daily Bible Reading Habit

In a previous post, we saw the benefits of reading the Bible daily and why it’s an excellent habit for every Christian to develop. But how do we get started? What can we do to develop this healthy and necessary habit? Here are seven practical points to help you build up a daily habit of reading the Bible:

3 Benefits of Reading the Bible Every Day

Daily Bible reading is an excellent habit that can benefit every Christian in many ways. We’ll discuss three main benefits in this post. We’re fed by the Word When we read the Bible, we’re fed by God’s Word and supplied for our Christian life. Jesus mentioned this in Matthew 4:4 when He said, “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out through the mouth of God.” Other...

Do You Taste God in the Word?

We need to eat food to sustain our physical life and to keep us healthy. But just because we have to eat doesn’t mean it’s a tedious chore. In fact, eating is an enjoyment to us, especially when the food is tasty. Similarly, the Bible tells us that God’s Word sustains us and keeps us spiritually healthy. But how do we feel about reading the Word of God? Is our time in God’s Word a dry, tedious...

How to Read the Bible

This is the second post in a special two-part series on reading the Bible. In these posts, we include helpful excerpts from books by Watchman Nee and Witness Lee that provide insight about reading the Bible.  We’ve received two precious gifts from God—His Word and His Spirit. The Word reveals God to us so that we can know Him, and the Spirit transmits God to us so that we can possess Him. The...

Why Read the Bible?

This is the first post in a special two-part series on reading the Bible. In these posts, we include helpful excerpts from books by Watchman Nee and Witness Lee that provide insight about reading the Bible.  The Benefits of Reading the Bible The Bible is the foundation of Western civilization—morally, politically, literarily. Even the secular world recognizes the Bible as the most...

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