As you read the opening chapters of the Bible
, hear Jehovah himself reveal, step by step, what is done in making the earth fit for man. ... 21:5
) Truly, reading
God’s Word in this way is a delightful experience!
be pp. 9-12 - Ministry School (be)
Our Bible Reading
wt chap. 3 pp. 23-31 - Worship God (wt)
The greatest benefit that comes from reading, of course, is that it can enable you to “find the very knowledge of God.” ... The Scriptures and Bible-based publications are read at congregation meetings.
be pp. 21-26 - Ministry School (be)
While public reading and the arts of speaking and teaching are given much attention in the school, the benefits of Theocratic Ministry School education are not limited to that. ... As you participate, you will be helped to cultivate such valuable skills as personal reading, listening and remembering, studying, doing research, analyzing and organizing, conversing, answering questions, and putting thoughts down in writing.
be pp. 4-8 - Ministry School (be)
In his despair, Jeremy began reading his Bible.
yp2 chap. 35 pp. 289-296 - Young People Ask, Volume 2 (yp2)
Careful and correct reading is a fundamental part of conveying accurate knowledge of Bible truth.
be study 1 pp. 83-85 - Ministry School (be)
When reading the Bible with your children, you parents have a fine opportunity to train them to think in terms of practical application of Bible principles.
be pp. 56-61 - Ministry School (be)
The fact that you are reading this book shows that you would like to find out what the Bible teaches.
bh pp. 3-7 - Bible Teach (bh)
Whether you are engaging in public witnessing or conducting a home Bible study, endeavor to maintain respectful eye contact with the one with whom you are speaking. ... Of course, when you are reading from the Bible or some other publication, your eyes will be focused on the printed page.
be study 13 pp. 124-127 - Ministry School (be)
WHEN teaching others, more is required than merely reading verses from the Bible.
be study 22 pp. 153-156 - Ministry School (be)
Highlights From Bible Reading
be pp. 47-51 - Ministry School (be)
It is true that many people can learn a great deal by reading the Bible personally.
rs pp. 322-333 - Reasoning (rs)
CAN you tell what the little girl and her friends are reading? ... Yes, it is this very book that you are reading—My Book of Bible Stories.
my story 116 - Bible Stories (my)
Proper attention to the emphasizing of principal ideas can often do much to enhance the reading of an account from the Bible.
be study 7 pp. 105-106 - Ministry School (be)
be pp. 286-288 - Ministry School (be)
Jehovah reveals himself through his prophets, whose words are recorded in the Bible
(Amos 3:6, 7
) Today, when faithful worshipers read the Bible
, it is as if God’s fatherly voice is telling them the way to go and urging them to readjust their course of conduct so as to walk in it.
ip-1 chap. 23 pp. 302-315 - Isaiah’s Prophecy I (ip-1)
Because “all Scripture is inspired of God,” we listen to Jehovah by reading
his Word, the Bible
cl chap. 31 pp. 310-319 - Close to Jehovah (cl)
Of course, most of our public reading is from our Bible-based publications.
be study 14 pp. 128-130 - Ministry School (be)
It is usually best to do the actual reading from the Bible.
be study 25 pp. 166-169 - Ministry School (be)
Help your listeners to realize that the Bible is more than a record of commandments, counsel, historical events, and prophecies. ... By our reaction to what it says and to the way that Jehovah carries out his purpose, the Bible’s message shows up what is in our heart.
be study 50 pp. 258-262 - Ministry School (be)
) When they come to know Jehovah, not simply by reading
certain statements in the Bible
but also by experiencing the fulfillment of his promises in their own lives, they will begin to enjoy the security that comes with truly appreciating what the name of Jehovah represents.
be pp. 272-281 - Ministry School (be)
In addition to the suggestions above, you have a valuable resource in God’s Word, the Bible. ... Filling your mind with upbuilding thoughts that can be gleaned from Bible accounts can have a positive effect on your feelings.
yp1 chap. 13 pp. 91-96 - Young People Ask, Volume 1 (yp1)
While reading historical accounts, divine commands, godly principles, and wise sayings in God’s Word, consider how those passages should influence your daily decisions. ... Why, you may see in the Bible the “incomprehensible things that you have not known” or sensed in a certain light!
jr chap. 10 pp. 114-127 - Jeremiah (jr)
Others select some portion of their weekly Bible reading and do deeper study of those verses.
be pp. 27-32 - Ministry School (be)
Encouraging Bible reading by showing how to do it or how reading a specific Bible book can benefit us
be pp. 78-82 - Ministry School (be)
This usually involves reading scriptures from the Bible, which ought to be done well.
be study 21 pp. 150-152 - Ministry School (be)
We do that by reading the Bible regularly—not merely as a work of literature but as the inspired Word of God.
ia chap. 18 pp. 153-161 - Imitate (ia)
Yet, as you read through the Bible, you may agree that the book of Ruth is beautifully placed in the Bible canon.
ia chap. 4 pp. 33-41 - Imitate (ia)
If we merely rush through Bible accounts about people of faith, we will not firmly establish our own faith. ... To benefit fully from our reading, we need to spend time digging into the context and the background of Bible accounts.
ia pp. 205-208 - Imitate (ia)
You will also want to schedule time for reading and studying the Bible and Bible-based publications.
yp2 chap. 31 pp. 253-262 - Young People Ask, Volume 2 (yp2)
about Jehovah’s awe-inspiring qualities makes some people feel a little uneasy. ...
teaches just the opposite.
bh chap. 1 pp. 8-17 - Bible Teach (bh)
God’s “word,” or message, in the Bible
can change our life.
bh chap. 2 pp. 18-26 - Bible Teach (bh)
Yes, we can listen to God’s Son by reading the Bible accounts of his life.
lr chap. 1 pp. 10-15 - Teacher (lr)
Have you been assigned to read a portion of the Bible or possibly the paragraphs of an article in The Watchtower? ... If audiocassettes of that material are available in your language, it can be very helpful to listen to the reading and take note of such factors as pronunciation, phrasing, emphasis, and modulation.
be pp. 43-46 - Ministry School (be)
When reading from the Bible, hold the book high enough so that shifting your gaze from the audience to your Bible requires only a slight downward look.
be study 2 pp. 86-88 - Ministry School (be)
Whether you are reading
an urgent command, such as that found at Revelation 14:6, 7
or at Revelation 18:4
, or an expression of strong conviction, as recorded at Exodus 14:13, 14
, appropriate increase in volume is indicated. ...
Likewise, if you are reading
a strong denunciation from the Bible
, such as that found at Jeremiah 25:27-38
, varying your volume will make certain expressions stand out above the rest.
be study 9 pp. 111-114 - Ministry School (be)
When Reading From the Platform. ... It is best to hold your Bible or other publication up so that your face is toward the audience.
be study 17 pp. 139-142 - Ministry School (be)
When the evangelizer Philip approached an Ethiopian court official who was reading aloud the prophecy of Isaiah, Philip simply asked: “Do you actually know [or, do you understand] what you are reading?”
be study 44 pp. 236-239 - Ministry School (be)
Real-life experiences can often be used to demonstrate the wisdom of applying the Bible’s counsel. ... For instance, when you point out to a person the importance of reading and studying the Bible, you might explain how doing that has improved your life.
be study 49 pp. 255-257 - Ministry School (be)
It is essential that we look to God’s Word to light up our roadway, reading the Bible daily if possible.
ip-2 chap. 28 pp. 403-415 - Isaiah’s Prophecy II (ip-2)