Scripture was the foundation that kept Jesus centered. If we want to walk as Jesus walked, then scripture has to be foundational for us as well. It is a primary resource for staying connected to God’s voice.
Very often, the main obstacle to a fresh experience of the Bible is our own past experience.
People with very little experience often feel intimidated, or confused, like they don’t know their way around. People who grew up on the Bible often end up jaded, feeling like they already know all the stories and their meaning.
In either case, our past experience limits our access to what God wants to do with this ancient text that is living and active. These 5 recommendations can help restore a sense of vibrancy in your experience of scripture.