A Christian Bible Study
Christians have a wonderful privilege of being able to study the Scriptures. The possibilities are endless because we have the Holy Spirit as our teacher. The Holy Spirit shines light on the scriptures and supernaturally gives the believer the ability to understand the scriptures. We see scriptures in the Bible that illustrate this truth.
1 Corinthians 2:14: But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
John 16:13: Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.
Matthew 16:17: And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
Christians must yield themselves to the Holy Spirit in order for Him to be the teacher of the scriptures to them. The scriptures can be understood by all Christians because the Holy Spirit is there to make the scriptures simple for them. When a Christian first reads the scriptures, they may not make much sense yet. However, as the Christian prayerfully and daily yields to the Holy Spirit and willingly picks up the Bible and reads, there will be more clarity day by day.
Be diligent and persistent in Christian Bible Study
One of the biggest challenges for a Christian Bible study is to be faithful in their study of the Bible. Every Christian should attempt to read a measure of the Bible on a daily basis. The Bible is considered to be a source of spiritual food for a Christian. When a Christian starts to feel “spiritually starved”, neglect in the study of the scriptures may be the issue. Study of the scriptures cause a victory to come in a Christian’s life and neglect will cause defeat to come. A Christian cannot survive spiritually on yesterday’s Bible studies; the study of the Word of God must always be fresh in a Christian’s life.
Assuredly there will be days that one may not “feel like” reading the Bible or may even be too tired to read the Bible. These are times when we can just listen the Bible. This can be done over the internet or one may prefer to listen to another source of media i.e. CD or DVD. This form of reception of the Word of God is popular for those that have a 40 hour work week or a very busy schedule. Moreover, when a Christian is persistent and consistent in receiving the truth of the Word of God into their spirits, the rewards will be great in the physical and spirit realm.
Be Faithful in your Christian Bible Study and God will reward you!
Hebrews 11:6: But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.