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We have too long read the Bible for what we can get out of it.
Peterson does a good job of showing how the scriptures give us life when we read them to encounter God instead of just reading for knowledge and doctrine.
If you're looking for a book on ways to read the bible I would heartily recommend this one.
Although Dr. Peterson's writing style is intellectual, it is full of interesting information about The Bible and the difficult job of translating it from the original Hebrew and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Stewart
a little heavy reading 4 my intellect ver religious and very completative haeps anyone interested in understanong the biblePublished 1 month ago by Cheryl Parkes
I started slowly with this book, but loved it. A wealth of information historically and it will challenge you personally. Definitely Eat!Published 2 months ago by Carol A Crocker
This book was very interesting and thought provoking. I liked how the author presented the information and I found it inforrmative and inspirational!Published 2 months ago by Rodney L. Graves
This is a flowing book by the author of The Message. It is resplendent in style and rich in content - a must read for the believer who is in love with the Word of God. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Marilyn Garrett
I agree with his beginning premise that believers (Christians) should read the Bible far more than they read the rest of religious literature combined. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Charles B. McClelland
Unfortunately, the author repeats basically the same thing over-and-over. I quickly lost interest and never even finished the book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by KH
I'd gotten to a point of some spiritual fatigue in my personal Bible study. This book re-sparked my interest. I have already recommended it to others.Published 7 months ago by Bettysp
I recommend this book for anyone who want to know, "Why do Christians read the bible?" Peterson lays out, in a wonderfully conversational way, how the bible can be read as the way... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Keith