Three Tips for Better Bible Reading

It’s impossible to overstate the importance of daily intake of the Bible. At Christian Union Day and Night, we think it is one of the seven most crucial aspects to living a lifestyle of seeking God. If you’re having a hard time staying motivated in your Bible reading, consider these three suggestions.

Excerpt from "Three Tips for Better Bible Reading" by Andy Naselli

You probably don’t need to hear reasons that it’s important to read the Bible. You know it is.

But you might need some motivation. One way to get excited about reading the Bible is to rethink your Bible-reading strategy. Here are three tips for better Bible reading:

Tip #1. Listen to audio-Bibles.

When you listen to an audio-Bible, you’ll be surprised how quickly the time goes by and how much of the Bible you “read.”

Sometimes I listen while doing other tasks such as driving or cleaning or running, but I’ve found it to be incredibly profitable to listen while following along in a different English translation (or in the original languages). Listening to a different version than you are reading helps keep you engaged as you inquisitively consider various renderings. The pace is so fast that you miss all sorts of nuances, but you gain a valuable macro-perspective.

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