16 Importance Of Reading The Bible

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According 2 Timothy 3:16, the Bible tells us that, all scripture is given by divine inspiration and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness: that the man of God may be complete, completely equipped for all good deeds.

The best book in the world to read is the Bible, also known as the Holy Scriptures (Romans 1:2) and the Word of God (Mark 7:13). And is, in fact, the most extensively read book in history. More than any other book on earth, it has been translated into the most languages and has been written in the most. The bible is actually unparalleled.

The 66 books that make up the Bible are divided into two main sections: the Old Testament, which has 39 books, and the New Testament, which has 27 writings. There are 1,189 chapters, 31,102 verses, 783,137 words, and 3,566,480 letters in the entire Bible.

The Old Testament is divided into (i) the Law writings. (ii) Historical books. (iii) The Wisdom books. (iv) The Prophecy books. The New Testament is divided into the following sections: (i) the Gospels. (ii) Textbooks on history. The Epistles (iii). (iv) Book of Prophecy

Why Is It Important To Read The Bible?

  1. It is right to read the Bible because God instructs it to be done so.
  2. It contains a revelation of God to humankind.
  3. It makes clear God’s strategy for saving humanity.
  4. It serves as our light in a dark world.
  5. It gives us spiritual nourishment, develops our bodily and spiritual health, purifies us, and gives us the tools we need to carry out all good deeds.
  6. We experience spiritual growth, become wise, receive faith for receiving from God,
  7. We are able to discern good and evil, and overcome the devil and his legions of wickedness by reading the Bible.
  8. The Bible is sweeter than honey, thus it brings sweetness into the lives of its readers.
  9. We become Christlike by reading and obeying it, living for the glory of God and eventually ending up in heaven.
  10. Spiritual nourishment: The Bible is considered a source of spiritual food and helps people connect with God. Reading the Bible regularly can strengthen faith and provide guidance for daily life.
  11. Moral teachings: The Bible contains many moral teachings and lessons that can help people lead a more ethical and virtuous life. Reading the Bible can help individuals develop a sense of right and wrong and make better decisions.
  12. Historical significance: The Bible is one of the most significant historical texts in the world. It provides insights into the history, culture, and customs of the ancient world.
  13. Literary value: The Bible is a masterpiece of literature, containing stories, poetry, and prose that have influenced the world’s literature for centuries.
  14. Community and fellowship: Reading the Bible is a way to connect with others who share similar beliefs. It is often read in groups and can foster a sense of community and fellowship.
  15. Personal growth: Reading the Bible can help individuals grow intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. It can provide a sense of peace, comfort, and purpose in life.
  16. It should be read first thing in the morning and last thing at night. Read it at work, school, the market, and everywhere else. Keep your Bible with you at all times. God’s blessings on you!

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About Julius Bethel 28 Articles
Julius Bethel hails from Delta State, Nigeria. Julius Bethel is a pastor, an educator, and a blogger, a real estate consultant, an affiliate marketer and a social media advertiser. He is passionate about helping Christians, Christian ministries and organisations around the world grow spiritually and become all that God ordains for them in time and in eternity! He was a one-time head teacher and proprietor of two reputable institutions of learning in Nigeria. He is the founding pastor of the Bible Practising Church and a Minister in Holiness Revival Movement Worldwide(HOREMOW). He is happily married and blessed with four wonderful children.

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