Most important thing to successful Bible study

“Have ye never read?” (Mark 2:25, AV)

If you are a Christian, wouldn’t it be insulting for someone to ask you if you actually read your Bible? Surely you’ve read your Bible, right? Most Christians do, I would assume. Or, should I assume that? I’ve always been told that assumptions are bad things, and in this case, perhaps it is as poor an assumption as any. Continue reading “Most important thing to successful Bible study”

How Do You Read?

?What is written in the Law? How do you read it?? (Luke 10:26) Jesus asked this question to the lawyer who asked what he should do to inherit eternal life. Jesus answered the question by citing Deuteronomy 6:5 and Leviticus 19:17 and telling him the story of the good Samaritan. Whatever the context is, Jesus? questions are good ones: ?What is written in the Law? How do you read it?? Knowing what God says will settle many issues. Many of the divisions and religious issues of our day come from assumptions and traditions rather than from a study of the … Continue reading How Do You Read?