I attended the funeral of Ron D, an 80-year-old very devoted Christian man. I didn’t talk to him much when he was alive, but I sure learned a lot from him today.

One testimony stood out to me. A man said that when he was a young man, Ron told him to read the Bible. “Why would I want to read that crap?” He replied.

Ron said, “If nothing else you can at least say you’ve read it. Many intelligent people have read the Bible.” What a brilliant response!

The man took that challenge and read through the Bible in four months. He found that the Bible had much to say about life. Somewhere along the way, he said, he became a Christian. Today he is a pastor.

I’m inspired to invite people to read the Bible.¬†“If nothing else you can at least say you’ve read it. Many intelligent people have read the Bible.”

 

 

 

2 Responses to “Why read the Bible”

  1. Aaron Lee Says:

    I like to encourage the high school students to read the Bible cover to cover before they graduate. I think it helps build significant knowledge of the word of God. And if they establish a reading plan, they will be able to bring it with them into college. I did this when I was in high school, and even though I didn’t understand ALL of it, my love for God grew and I’m sure it was a catalyst as to when I decided to take my Christian walk seriously.

  2. Joyful Says:

    Excellent suggestion! God’s Word speaks for itself.

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