My Concern with One-Year Bible Plans

Lenny Esposito offers some cautions about some Bible reading plans.  While I might hesistate to discourage anyone from adopting a read-through-the-Bible-in-a-year plan, Lenny’s thoughts are well worth considering.

(5 min read; 1,224 words)

Come Reason’s Apologetics Notes: My Concern with One-Year Bible Plans.

Book Review – Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me

I don’t know about this book review, or even about the book itself, but I find the book’s title thoroughly edifying all by itself:

Taking God at His Word:

Why the Bible is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough,

and

What That Means for You and Me 

Book Review – Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me » Christian Apologetics & Intelligence Ministry.  [Editorial note March 25, 2015:  Sorry, but it appears Intelmin.org is no longer supporting this link.]

5 easy ways to increase your biblical literacy by Chris Thompson

(4 min read; 822 words)

5 easy ways to increase your biblical literacy | Anchorage Daily News  (Sorry, but as of August 2, 2014, it appears the Anchorage Daily News is no longer maintaining this page.)

Bible Reading, Prayer, Church Attendance – Which Has the Greatest Impact?

Natasha Crain explains why reading the Bible regularly and frequently has more impact than any other spiritual discipline.

(4 min read; 930 words)

The Most Important New Year’s Resolution For a Christian Parent (December 30, 2011)

And here’s another related post from Natasha, this one about her personal experiences with Bible reading:  How to Actually Like Reading the Bible by Natasha Crain (A Christian Mom) (January 6, 2014)  She begins by writing, “Until about five years ago, I was one of those Americans who revered the Bible but didn’t read it much.”

A Useful Exhortation on Bible Reading from Douglas Wilson

This links to a useful exhortation on Bible reading from Doug Wilson.

(4 min read; 1,065 words)

Bedrock Discipleship: Bible Reading

The Bible is a Plain Book

Heralded Presbyterian theologian Charles Hodge (1797-1878) says that you can read and understand the Bible without having to depend on the church.

(1 min read; 46 word quote)

via The Bible is a Plain Book | Analogical Thoughts.

Reading the Bible as Jesus Did

Thabiti Anyabwile gives pointers on how we can read the Bible to greater and more appropriate effect (4 min read; 891 words).

via Reading the Bible Like Jesus: Matt. 22:31 – Pure Church by Thabiti Anyabwile.