The Best Reason to Read the Bible

The Best Reason to Read the Bible

Bible teacher and author Jen Wilkin notes that many people study the Bible to know the Bible better. But is that really the goal we should be pursuing? She says, 

A lot of people think that the reason they are to study the Bible is so that they can know the Bible well. But when we study the Bible, we should always be coming to an increased knowledge of God that leads to an increased love of God. There’s really never been a truer statement than, "To know him is to love him."

Watch the video to hear her entire answer. 

Content adapted from None Like Him by Jen Wilkin. This article first appeared on; used with permission. 

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Jen Wilkin

Jen Wilkin is a speaker, writer, and teacher of women’s Bible studies. During her fifteen years of teaching, she has organized and led studies for women in home, church, and parachurch contexts. Jen and her family are members of the Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas. She is the author of Women of the Word and None Like Him.

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