I have asked this question – with the exact same response – every time I have spoken on Falling In Love with God’s Word. This is a universal problem. And it’s super frustrating! I wrote about why this happens in my last post. (If you haven’t read that post yet, you’ll want to do that first.)
So Keith, how do I beat this? (Glad you asked.)
There are several strategies (which we’ll explore over the next several posts), but the first is this:
Pray…before you ever pick up your Bible.
I know this sounds a bit over-spiritual, but I don’t put prayer as Strategy #1 because it’s the “Christian” thing to do. I put it first because it is truly the most important. There are actually three prayers I pray before I ever start reading. Each helps get me in the right mindset as I prepare to read. [Read more…] about Help For the Wandering Mind: Strategy #1