Have you ever thought about reading the entire Bible? Have you ever started, only to quit after a week or two? Have you ever wondered why anyone would even want to?
Every year since 2010, I have spent the several months reading through the entire Bible. (In fact, my new book is entirely about the What, Why, and How of doing a Rapid Bible Read Thru.) The first year, it was a response to a challenge. Each year since, it’s been something I want to do and sincerely look forward to.
Over the years, I have experienced many benefits from pushing “pause” on the deeper study, and simply reading the Bible. Rather than dive into all the benefits of reading the entire Bible, let’s look at four benefits you probably haven’t thought of.
Benefit 1: Reading the entire Bible helps you focus on major themes instead of minor ones.
I thought I would tackle this one right up front. We all have our “pet” themes we tend to focus on. Baptism. Evangelism. Money. End times.
Hear this clearly: These are all important. You should study them. You should know how to talk about them. However… [Read more…] about 4 Benefits of Reading the Entire Bible You Probably Haven’t Thought Of