Benefits of Studying the Bible
In the world, we have different religious groups. There are different beliefs and supernatural powers among the religions. The rules and regulations which govern this religions are contained in special books. The holy book is the name of such books. The holy book for the Christianity religion is known as the Bible. The Bible is important to a Christian since it elaborates a healthy relationship between God and man and it also has the holy chapters. In order to know the Bible in and out, a Christian should read and understand the Bible in depth. This is known as Bible Study. Bible Study can be grouped into exegetical, personal and inductive Bible Study. The inductive Bible Study involves discussions on the Bible teachings. In the personal Bible Study, a Christian studies the Bible alone while in the exegetical Bible Study, a Christian is taken through the Bible by people who have done theology. The following are the importance of Bible Study.
The understanding of a Christian is improved by studying the Bible. In the New Testament, parables were used to pass different messages. Parables are stories which have a hidden religious message. Being able to know the hidden meaning of this parables facilitates the Christians’ understanding of other Bible stories. The Bible also need to be read many times, unlike the story books. Once a Christian reads the Bible several times, he/she understands it better.
Bible study enables a Christian to know how God wants them to live. Reading and understanding the Ten Commandments in the Bible guide the Christians on how to live according to God. The Bible also contains other scriptures that describe a Christian living. Christians will live according to the God rules will have an eternal life after death.
Bible Study teaches the behavior of all characters in the Bible. The Bible, unlike other books, need no updates. It contains a lot of characters who also have different behaviors and characters. The good characters teach Christian on what to do while the bad ones enable Christians to know the wrongdoings.
Bible Study is interesting. The Bible is just like any other book since it entertains the readers. Christians find the scriptures and characters in their holy book entertaining. The Bible has incorporated various writing styles that are enjoyable. They are letters, poetry, parables, law and narratives among others. As a Christian, you should consider doing a Bible Study so as to get entertained.
Bible Study teaches the truth in the Bible. There is plenty of church leaders who do not understand the Bible fully. These church leaders tend to misinform the Christians who have not done Bible Study.
These are the reasons why every Christian should do Bible Study.