II. Scripture builds our relationship with Jesus Christ
1. The Scripture Reveals Jesus Christ 2. The Scripture Transforms Us into Christ A. By the new birth B. By nourishing the new life in Christ
III. All the Great Men and Women of God Have Been Bible Readers
IV. Practical Helps For Bible Reading:
1. Develop a plan for regular, disciplined Bible reading and study. 2. Create a place and time. 3. Use a good, readable Bible. Become familiar with your Bible. 4. Read-meditate on the Bible (Jos. 1:8, Ps.1:2,119:15,18,98,99) 5. Use Bible reading projects. 6. Listen to the Bible on tape. 7. Ask someone to hold you accountable for your Bible reading. 8. Use your Bible reading to add to your prayers. 9. Be doers of the Word, not just readers (James 1:23, 24).
Alexander Strauch was raised in New Jersey and converted to Christ at a Bible camp in New York State. He received his undergraduate degree from Colorado Christian University and went on to earn his Masters in Divinity degree from Denver Seminary. For over thirty years he has...