Do you struggle to understand the Bible? Have you tried to read the scripture, but don’t really understand where to start? This is one of the biggest hindrances to faithful Bible reading.
After laying the necessary foundation, Let the Reader Understand provides examples of how, and how not, to interpret Scripture. It suggests ways to understand the Bible’s various literary genres: theological history, law, poetry, prophecy, parables, epistles, and apocalyptic. And it demonstrates how to apply Scripture to worship, witness, and guidance. This new edition discusses trends and movements influencing biblical interpretation during the last ten years. This is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to know how to read and understand the Bible!
And here are some other helpful books on reading the Bible and understanding the major themes and doctrines of the scripture to enhance your understanding of the Scripture:
- Bible Overview by Steve Levy
- One to One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian by David Helm
- Bible Study: Following the Ways of the Word by Kathleen Nielson
- How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon Fee & Douglas Stuart