Frequent question: How can I get my child to read the Bible?

How can I help my child study the Bible?

For younger children, a great way to start is with biblical picture books—simply looking at the pictures and reading a simplified story is a great way to introduce the Bible to young minds. For older children, you could try reading over a couple of verses, or working through a chapter at a time.

What book of the Bible should a child read first?

Personally, I recommend beginning with the gospel of Mark for almost all kids because it’s short, sweet, and to the point. LUKE: The longest gospel, but also a good combination of action and teaching. It also connects seamlessly with the book of Acts, so it would be my second choice for “where to start”.

How do I teach my child to believe in God?

Here are a few helpful tips to teach your child about God:

  1. Talk about ways the Bible brings you joy. …
  2. Share when God convicts you. …
  3. Notice when your child exemplifies a spiritual quality. …
  4. To teach your child about God, spark their curiosity about God.

How do you motivate students to read the Bible?

6 Ways to Stay Motivated to Read the Bible

  1. Remind yourself of your why. With anything in life, if there isn’t a solid “why” behind it, I won’t do it. …
  2. Set a time and strive for it. …
  3. Try switching it up / refreshing your time. …
  4. Set some notifications. …
  5. Find accountability. …
  6. Pray it up.
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Should I read the Bible to my kids?

Reading the Bible with my kids has allowed us to explore these important and sometimes uncomfortable topics together. From marriage and sex, war and injustice, greed and generosity, instead of avoiding some difficulty and sticky topics that our kids will face, the Bible helps us to wrestle with them.

Where do you start studying the Bible?

Reading the Bible is the number one way I recommend people start seeking to hear God speak. If you’ve met God and are ready to go deeper, hear Him speak & interact with Him on a daily level then Scripture is the best place to start. Sometimes we want God to speak to us individually and verbally.