Why Should I Read The Bible?
When you pick up a Bible, it seems like any other book. It has page numbers, chapters, and has a front and a back. The name Bible comes from the original Greek language “biblios” which means books. The Bible is a collection of books where God brings His words together for you.
Not Just A Book
It seems like any other book, but there is something different about this book that has been the best-selling book every year since the invention of the printing press. In fact, Dark Ages Mentality (more on DAM here), taught people that they didn’t need a Bible, not to read it, or even know how to read because some religious person would read it for them. That is a lie from hell. God speaks to you through the Bible. The printing press was invented to make the Bible available to the rich, the poor, the religious, as well as the God seeker. The Bible is the words are God speaking to you by men and women who were inspired by the Holy Spirit and wrote those words down we see in 2 Timothy 3:16,17.
In times past, all Bible copies had to be copied by hand. With printing, mass production got this powerful book in the hands of anyone who would desire it. Dictators, monarchs, hate groups, atheists, secularists, and all sorts of people continue to try to destroy the Bible, but have yet to succeed. The Bible, also know as the Word of God, shall stand forever Isaiah 40:8 declares.
The Truth You Require
God Himself says as the Lord Jesus Christ, “You shall know the truth, and the truth will set you free” in John 8:32. What is that truth? Jesus prayed for you and I saying to the Heavenly Father, “Sanctify them with your Word, for your Word is Truth” in John 17:17. The Bible is the only source of pure truth in the world.
Why Should I Read The Bible? 15 Reasons
- You can only be saved through Jesus and the Bible truth
- Eternal life is only through Jesus, the Word of God
- The Baptism of the Holy Spirit comes by the laying on of hands as described in the Bible. This is how God empowers you daily to overcome and win
- Insights in world history, science, parenting, business, self-defense, and other essential areas come through the Bible
- God speaks to you when you read the Bible
- The Bible helps you identify what is truth and what is false teaching
- God convicts us of sin we need to deal with as we read the Bible
- You learn who you are in Christ and what you can do from the Bible. You are not limited but unlimited!
- Healing and health comes from meditating (thinking deeply on, pondering) the Bible
- New insights, business ideas, expansion, and inspiration comes from the Bible
- Those who love the Word prosper financially through the Bible as we seek Him and His ways first, all the other stuff comes.
- Musical inspiration comes from the Bible
- Guidance and direction on how to manage yourself and deal with others is learned through the Bible
- The Bible is spiritual food that you must feed on to grow strong, those who don’t feed on it spiritually starve.
- Daily Bible readers are strong leaders and world changers who take mediocre and master
- People who know the Bible, know how to pray effectively
The Bible is God’s Word to you. Those who understand the Word of God, better understand the God of the Word. God is light and in Him is no darkness at all. Enlighten yourself, let God speak to you through the Bible.
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