You can’t have a close relationship with someone you never talk to. It’s impossible. God’s word – the Bible – is the primary way He speaks to us. And it’s the absolute best way to discover how to follow Jesus on a daily basis. If you want to know more about God’s promises, reading the Bible is your next step. Reading the Bible can seem like a huge task if you’ve never done it – the language, the length, not knowing where to start. We want to make it easy for you to get started and build a habit of reading God’s word.
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You can pick up a free Bible on Sundays by taking one from the pew if front of you.
Open your Bible and take time reading allowing God to speak to you. Look for ONE verse that particularly stands out, and write it down.
What do you think God is saying to you in this Scripture? Ask the Holy Spirit to teach you and reveal Jesus to you. In your own words, record the context of the passage.
Personalize what you have read, by asking yourself how it applies to your life right now. Write how God is showing you this Scripture can apply to you today. How will you be different today because of what you have just read?
Don’t be worried about getting the words right, just get your heart right! Be sure to listen to what God has to say!