J.C. Ryle on Reading the Bible

Post date: May 4, 2010 8:12:36 PM

1) Read the Bible with an earnest desire to understand it.

2) Read the Scriptures with a simple, childlike faith and humility.

3) Read the Word with a spirit of obedience and self-application.

4) Read the Holy Scriptures everyday.

5) Read the whole Bible and read it an orderly way.

6) Read the Word of God fairly and honestly.

7) Read the Bible with Christ constantly in view.

~ J.C. Ryle

Here is a 2 minute video with further explanation of these 7 thoughts on reading the Bible:

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