A Fresh View of God's Word

I hope you enjoyed Pastor Josh’s first message this past Sunday as much as I did. He challenged us that if we want to grow spiritually, we will read God’s word regularly. I would presume that many of you have the desire to grow and a desire to read God’s word. Many of you probably follow a Bible reading plan or at least attempt to every so often. If you are like me, you have probably set a goal to read the Bible in a year before. And also like me, you have probably failed. It’s ok though, we aren’t going to talk about that today!

Instead, I want to share something that has dramatically changed the way I understand the Bible. Hopefully, through doing this, you will also grow to love God’s word more and have an even greater desire to read the Bible. It is nothing profound, I started reading entire books of the Bible in one sitting. And if they were too long and I couldn’t finish, I would do it in two sittings. But my goal was to read an entire book of the Bible in one sitting. If you are anything like me, this is way different than the advice most people give you on how to read your Bible. You probably started with reading a chapter a day. I think that is excellent advice, especially f