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How to Make Reading the Bible Less Overwhelming

Teen and Youth Devotion on Reading the BibleDo you ever feel confused when you read the Bible? You’re not alone. Reading the Bible can be confusing at times. Its a spiritual book and the truths contained in it take time to dig out.

The good news when it comes to reading the Bible is that you’re not doing it alone. The Bible says the Holy Spirit will give special help to you and will be your teacher. He will show you truths as you read the Bible.

A good thing you can do to help you is to start thanking God for the Holy Spirit and His help in your life. Begin to believe that He will be your teacher and show you things.

As you start doing this, it will help make reading the Bible less overwhelming and will help you to understand what you’re reading easier when you realize that you’re not doing it alone. You have a helper and a teacher to help you navigate through Bible reading.

He will guide you into all truth; for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak; and he will shew you things to come. – John 16:13

So as you read the Bible, remember that you’re not doing it alone. You’ve got the help of the Holy Spirit to help you understand and show you things.


Thrive Teen Devotional: Take a Turn for God in Just 5 Minutes a Day One great way to make reading the Bible less overwhelming is to use a devotional book. Here’s one that we like!

 

If you’re a youth leader and you’re looking for resources to share on reading the Bible, here’s a great one for you!

 

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Youth Devotion, Teen Bible Study, Youth Group Lesson on God's Lifehacks

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Teenage Bullying Devotional

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