This short post gives five tips to help you read the New Testament in a year. And I hope you get started with your Scripture goals today. Reading the Bible is one of the most important things that a Christian can do in order to strengthen their faith.
However, a consistent reading plan takes some planning. But you can do it with a little patience and tenacity.
Reading the New Testament in a Year: A Guide to Understanding Its Messages
One way to make sure that you are reading the Bible consistently is by committing to read the New Testament in a year.
Use these 5 tips for how to get started:
1. Choose a Bible reading plan
First, decide which book of the New Testament you want to focus on first. Then, break your readings into daily chunks.
You can find many Bible reading plans online or create your own. I did a search and found one on the Billy Graham site right away.
2. Set aside time each day to read your Bible
Choose a time and place where you won’t be disturbed. Then, make a commitment to spend at least 15 minutes each day in Bible reading.
3. Pray before reading
When you pray ask the Holy Spirit to open your heart and mind to the truth of the Word.
4. Go slowly
Take notes as you go and take the time to meditate on what each passage means to you personally.
5. Stay on track
Keep track of how far along you are in your Bible reading plan, and don’t be afraid to adjust the plan if needed.
Benefits of Reading the Bible Consistently
Why should you take the time to read the Bible? By doing so you grow closer to God and have a greater Christian understanding of His will for your life.
Reading the Bible New Testament in a year is a great way to get started and build a strong foundation for your faith journey.
If you would like to know more about the love and life-changing experience of Jesus Christ and the “Great I Am”, John 3:16 gives directions.