Friday, February 11, 2011

Unread Bibles

"Most Bibles in the homes of Christians never get read."
-- Thom Rainer, When the Bible is Read

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Reading the Bible is only part of it. Many Bibles get read in church, but the readers fail to follow HIS WORD.

Steve Gerich said...

Mark - that puts a greater importance on the reading of scripture on Sunday mornings and requires a determination to preach at a deeper level. Remember Stott's Langham logic "But the standards of preaching and clear exposition of the Bible are sadly very poor or non-existent in so many parts of the world. Even in many churches that call themselves ‘evangelical’, the Bible is hardly ever preached in a simple, systematic and applied way."

Nellie Dee said...

Seriously? How can this be? That's really sad. Is that true for our church?
I do believe that I will have to add that to my prayers for God to prepare His church/His bride. Thanks for making me aware.