Today we start looking at how to read the Bible. When reading God’s communication to us, it’s absolutely critical to keep the BIG PICTURE in mind.
First, it helps to know the basic plot …
Act 1: Creation. God creates Adam and Eve. They hang out in the Garden. All is good.
Act 2: The Fall. Adam and Eve decide to go their own way. Not good.
Act 3: The Plan. God puts in motion His plan to save mankind. All will be good again.
So, what’s the plan? Here it is in one word:
The Bible reveals God as a communicator who loooooooves revealing Himself to us. His ultimate communication was in the form of Jesus, the living Word. As the Bible says:
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14)
Stay tuned for more.
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