“Why praying before you read your Bible is so important !!” 9/08/2020 Written by bruce r. mills for “God’s group”

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Prayers before reading the Bible

Written by bruce r. mills for “God’s group”  @ www.Godsmanforever.com

“Why praying before you read your Bible is so important !!”


My friends…I came across this short video by John Piper, that you can watch in Reference number 1. Below…  It struck a nerve in me, that has urged me to share John Piper’s important message with all of you !!

Do you spend time every day reading the Bible ??  Do you understand the Bible, if and when you read it ??  If you are not a “born again” believer…you don’t have the Holy Spirit living within you… [See P.S. below for how to become a “born again” Christian]   Without the help of the Holy Spirit, here is what the Apostle Paul has penned, in…

1 Corinthians 2:13-14…  These things we also speak, not in words which man’s wisdom teaches but which the Holy Spirit teaches, comparing spiritual things with spiritual. 14 But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.  (NKJV)

Reading the Bible EVERY day, is sooo important to feed your spirit…that Jesus told us this two times in…Matthew 4:4…&…Luke 4:4

Matthew 4:4  But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’ ”  (NKJV)

I learned way back in a youth group meeting at a former church, when the head of our youth group told the kids (and us adult leaders), how important it was to pray before reading our Bibles…  I started praying for the Holy Spirit to teach me the meaning of the scripture I was about to read, before opening my Bible…and was amazed at how the scriptures jumped out at me to teach me !!

This video by John Piper, reminded me again how important prayer is before reading your Bible…  And I must admit, that I don’t always do this !!

Please spend the time watching this powerful video…  Pastor John Piper gives us 6 reasons why prayer before reading our Bibles can profoundly change our life !!

Gracious God and heavenly Father, I pray all readers would spend the time watching Your servant John Pipers video…  I pray they would put into practice the 6 reasons Pastor John gives us, for how and why praying before reading our Bibles will open our eyes to the truth of Your Word…  I pray Father, that You would urge EVERY reader to open and watch this video, in Jesus’ most precious name and for His sake…Amen…

Blessings in Christ,  bruce


  1. Why pray before reading the Word-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=re9VxbvVJzQ&feature=emb_rel_end

P.S.  When there is no other place to turn…turn to God !!  If you’re not a “born again” Christian, is the Holy Spirit urging you to open this link ??  Here is the truth for this most important days writing, about how God’s grace is received to become a Christian in God’s eyes; through understanding and obeying the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ…   https://godsmanforever.com

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About Godsmanforever

I present posts about God's Word, with a personal focus on how God's grace is received through saving faith in the Lord Jesus Christ... Sinners must understand and obey the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ... See this link for more... https://godsmanforever.com/2014/10/26/the-truth-about-sin-10262014-by-bruce-reposted-from-7112013/
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4 Responses to “Why praying before you read your Bible is so important !!” 9/08/2020 Written by bruce r. mills for “God’s group”

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Keep blogging for Jesus in these dark days brother, the world needs to hear it


  2. rahjomuelvin says:

    Yes. We need to pray first. Asking wisdom and understanding from God to understand His Word as it should be understood.


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