How to Read / Study the Holy Bible.  Written By Manashantii. Thursday 24th March 2016 (Maundy Thursday)

These are methods I have created and use for the reading and studying the Holy Bible. I hope you find it useful. These methods are examples I have created. You can make up or follow your own approach to studying the Holy Bible if you wish.

 

Read:-  Ephesians 1v17-18

Matthew 7v7

Psalm 51

Have a relationship with God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit,

To read the Holy Bible is to Listen to God.

To pray is to talk to God.

 

Method 1.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to guide you.

Open your mouth and begin to Bless the Lord

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

Praise and Worship.

Read the chosen passage or book in The Holy Bible,

Re-Read aloud slowly and listen,

The Holy Spirit will remind and reveal to you His thoughts through the Holy Bible.

Obey God’s instructions.

Listen to the passage on audio,

Pray about the Scripture,

*Speak about the passage,

*Discuss the passage,

Memorise,

Write,

Re-write,

Memorise,

Reflect,

Pray.

*( If you have someone to study with)

Thank God for the opportunity to be in worship with Him.

Praise God to finish.

 

Method 2.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to guide you.

Open your mouth and begin to bless the Lord.

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

Read the Holy Bible.

You can also sing a Christian song or two sing aloud or quietly in your head with passion and love.

When you read The Holy Bible read  aloud gently, slowly, passionately and lovingly because God is talking to you and you are talking to God.

Write down what you have learned.

Memorise some of what you have read.

Read aloud and listen to what you wrote.

Reflect.

When you have finished pray afterwards.

Thank God for the opportunity to worship and praise Him.

 

Method 3.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to be present and guide you.

Begin to bless the Lord aloud.

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

Read slowly. Read twice again.

Read the cross reference.

Reflect on what you have read.

Ask the Holy Spirit to explain it to you.

Pray about the passage.

Question. What is God saying ?

Write down the passage or verse.

Write down what you have learned.

Memorise what you have learned.

Or memorise a verse.

Use the verse you have memorised to pray. ( Praying Scripture.)

Thank God for the opportunity to worship and praise Him.

 

Method 4.

Sing worship songs.

Begin to bless the Lord aloud.

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

Praise The Holy Trinity (God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit)

Pray for the Holy Spirit to guide you.

Read the Holy Bible slowly.

Think about the meaning of what you read.

Pray to God, Holy Spirit and Jesus about what you have read.

Memorise what you have read.

Thank God for the opportunity to be with Him in praise and worship.

 

Method 5.

Sing worship songs.

Begin to bless the Lord aloud.

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to guide you.

Praise and Thank Jesus, God the Father and the Holy Spirit.

Pray.

Read the Holy Bible slowly.

Study.

Reflect on what you have read.

Re-read slowly in a passionate and lovingly way.

(God is talking to you and you are talking to God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit)

What is God saying?

What does the passage mean?

Pray about the passage.

Memorise what you have learned or memorise a phrase.

Use what you have memorised to pray. (Praying Scripture)

Visualise what you read.

Read the cross reference.

Be Holy Spirit led.

Explore the emotions in the passage.

Think about the meaning of what you have read.

Rewrite.

Listen to your voice reading the passage in the Bible.

And Or :- Listen to the passage of the Holy Bible by using an audio Bible to listen.

Pray Scripture.

Thank God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit for the passage that you have read.

Thank God for the opportunity to praise and worship Him.

 

Method 6.

Sing songs of worship.

Begin to bless the Lord aloud.

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to guide you.

Read The Holy Bible slowly.

Listen to God in Silence

Memorise what you have read.

Pray

Read The Holy Bible slowly.

Listen to God in Silence

Pray to finish

Thank God for the opportunity to praise and worship Him.

 

Method 7.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to guide you.

Begin to bless the Lord aloud.

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

Praise, Worship and Give Thanks To God.

Study a theme or topic in the Holy Bible

OR Read a chapter or a book in the Holy Bible.

Memorise what you have read.

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

 

Method 8.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to guide you.

Bless The Lord and praise God aloud.

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

Read and listen to God’s (His) word in the Holy Bible.

Make written or mental notes.

Memorise what you have read.

Pray to finish

Thank God for everything He does in your life.

 

Method 9 

Pray to God

Praise and thanksgiving

Worship

Read quietly and slowly

Listen and read aloud

Write and re-write

Study

Visualise what you have studied

Reflect on what you have studied

Pray using the scripture

Memorise what you have studied

 

 

See also:- Where to begin reading in the Holy Bible  

Types of Bible study

Things I can say to God when I pray Say to God

 

Manashantii