Reading the Bible is one of the most important disciplines we can engage in. Why is Bible study so significant? How can our attitude and approach affect what we get out of our reading? What does it mean to "meditate" on Scripture? How can meditating on God's Word change us? The way we approach the Bible affects our interaction with God. Learning to immerse ourselves in God's thoughts through study and meditating allows us to go deeper into God's Word and live in a more Christ-like way. 6 Studies with notes for leaders.
Reading the Bible is one of the most important disciplines you can practice. And the way you approach the Bible affects your interaction with God.
- Why is Bible study so significant?
- How can your attitude and approach affect what you get out of your reading?
- What does it mean to "meditate" on Scripture?
- How can meditating on God's Word change you?
In this study guide, Jan Johnson covers the disciplines of study and meditation. Going deeper into God's Wordlearning to immerse yourself in God's thoughtswill lead you to live in a more Christlike way.
Jan Johnson is the author of over twenty books and more than a thousand magazine articles and Bible studies. A speaker, teacher and spiritual director, she writes primarily about spiritual formation, social justice and living with purposeful intentionality. Her books include , (editor), , and the Spiritual Disciplines Bible Study Series. She holds a DMin in Ignatian spirituality and spiritual direction from the Graduate Theological Foundation and lives with her husband in Simi Valley, California.
"Jan Johnson gives realistic direction on what we can do to make connecting with God the basis of day to day existence. Such a relationship cannot be handed to us, but we can be led into it by someone who knows the way. She does. She opens a path on which anyone can actually and continuously grow in grace and in the knowledge of Jesus Christ--anyone, no matter their background or circumstances."