I Read the Whole Bible

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    I Read It All...

    All of it makes sense. I read it all and thought about it. I then referred to a study bible if I didn't understand anything. There is so much more beyond what the bible says on the surface. Things like our freedom of choice, what is sin, how we should approach those of other...
    Wayney Wayney
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Sep 21, 2007

    About 16 Times

    I am currently on my 20th or so time through The New Testament and 16th or so time through The Old Testament. It is a goal of myself and a few other people involved with my church to read the whole Bible in a year. The reason I joined in on the effort to read the whole Bible in...
    gingershuman gingershuman
    41-45, M
    Sep 21, 2012

    I've Read the Whole Bible...

    I've read the whole bible, and that's part of the reason that I'm an atheist.
    DivaOfDarkness DivaOfDarkness
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2008

    I've Read the Bible around twice

    until I became an adult. Read pieces of it off and on but not too often. About 2 months ago, read the entire New Testament again and it changed my life, again. The Bible is not only an informative historical text but also a great inspiration and guide.
    spark16 spark16
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 23, 2015

    The 10 Commandments

    A part of the Bible that caught my attention was when Jesus was confronted by by these people who asked him what the most important commandments was, and he said, 'The Greatest Commandment is love the Lord you God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind and...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2007

    When I Reached The Age Of Reason

    I have a Catholic Bible and The King James Bible in my room. There are different books in the Catholic Bible compared to the King James version. I have read the books in the Catholic and finished the rest in the KJV, and I can tell you it is all a bunch of fairy tales. I once...
    revolution77 revolution77
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Feb 12, 2011

    Actually a Few Different Versions of It.

    And they all make for a pretty disjointed, and at times cruel and violent storybook that would probablly make a decent date movie...  and people alctually believe it's real?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 14, 2009

    A Gift From a Stranger

    I worked in an estate agents in dulwich and worked by the window. A man who had an obvious mental problem used to walk past the office and he would always stop look at me and wave. It became a standing joke in the office. He was harmless but he would often come along with his...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    13 Responses Jun 19, 2009

    It Changed My Mind.

    It's ironic to me that a text such as the bible can produce so many mixed emotions from so many people. How can one book have so much of an impact. I guess it's because it is the Word of God and none of us can agree on who or what God is, or what He wants us to do. I was raised...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Dec 27, 2008

    Reading Plan

    I have started a reading plan with Our Daily Bread. I am determined to follow through. I am a little bit behind now, but I want to finish reading through the whole bible. I have never read all the bible.
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14
    22-25, F
    Jan 6, 2008

    And Still Do

    I read it as a spiritual book and do not take it litterally. I feel it is symbolic in meaning and we can interpret it how we want. I feel closer to God and that is why I read it and have found alot of meaning and often I can relate to these stories and the people in them. It's...
    Vanbelieves Vanbelieves
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2012

    Naturally Some People Think I Cheated :P

    Because for me the "whole Bible" is only the 24 books of the Old Testament, but hey, who's counting? PS Regarding some of the things that were posted about the Divine Assembly (sorry, forgot who posted them) I recommend reading the passages in the original Hebrew. It takes away...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 11, 2013

    Instant Confusion

    After reading the entire Bible, I was so confused. The book is full of so many contradictions. The bible says Homosexuality is wrong, but then when you read somewhere else, it says "love everyone". Anyway, I think I'll just stick with my twisted morals.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 29, 2010

    It Took Awhile But I Did It

    Yeah, it took me almost a year to finish reading the bible - but I was glad I did it. And you get so much more from it by reading it yourself - instead of just taking someone's word for it. Like some people say people should stick to their own kind "as in, races should...
    SukYoung SukYoung
    26-30, F
    Dec 18, 2010

    I Read the Whole Bible...

    While it is true that, "I read the whole Bible". I mean something more by that... That is to say that I believe the whole Bible. I think that God does not change. So when he discourages something in OT. Its still off limits in the NT. Just my thoughts... and why I am...
    Lionroot Lionroot
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2008

    Slow and Steady Wins the Race

    It's not that hard to read it all. I just read a chapter every night.
    ameeker ameeker
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 14, 2007

    around 4 times im atheist

    but its a good book if your atheist please give the book a chance its a great story
    chuckzares chuckzares
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2014

    Have Read It Many Times

    And continue to read it.  I think alot of things are taken out of context and taken too literally.  Take for instance the story of Noah.  People are actually looking for the arc.  But the story can been seen in a different way than to take it literally. ...
    IamGone IamGone
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Jun 15, 2009

    Pretty Interesting

    I've read it a few times.  I wanted to know what the big deal was.  I think it's an interesting text, but the kernels of wisdom that are in there (and there are quite a few) have been lost.  The Bible is partly a chronicle of the early years of the Hebrew...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m
    26-30, M
    8 Responses Nov 3, 2007

    Incorrect Bible Translations.

    Hi, this may seem out of character for me because I make no secret of the fact that religion is not my friend. When I was a child I was forced to read the entire Bible and religion was also forced on me mentally and physically. However I do still seek truth with an open mind and...
    wraithorn wraithorn
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2013

    Once Or Twice A Year

    I read my Bible every day. I read until I feel the need to pray, write something or add a request in my journal. Then I read, write and pray some more. Sometimes I read for 5 minutes and sometimes for an hour. I like to sing throughout my day and try to find hymns and praise...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2013

    Yes.

    I've read the bible cover to cover many, many, many times. I've also taken several biblical classes in high school and college. Sometimes I feel like I know more about the bible than the average church-going Christian. 
    kleisse kleisse
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Feb 28, 2009

    I've Read the Whole Bible

    I've read the whole Bible several times. I've never started at Genesis and read all the way through to Revelation though. But there is not a book in the Bible that I haven't read several times.  Reading all the way through the Bible is not as important as understanding...
    walkingonfaith walkingonfaith
    31-35
    1 Response Dec 24, 2008

    yes I did and I hated myself

    for doing that. I read a whole over seven hundred pages of "lies" nothing in there makes any sense to me, I don't see the ******* love that is talked about in there. I would appreciate it if someone explained to me what this book is all about.
    dollarsigns dollarsigns
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jan 19

    Still Not Touched By It In Anyway

    I have read the whole bible. i still am not religious. i think its just a bunch of writing done by random men. it was written 40 after Jesus died. wouldn't they be dead by then?
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 30, 2012

    I read the whole bible just

    once when was 13 or 14 years old but there were many chapters who were extremely boring to me (especially the chapter of the Kings and the chronicles. My most favourite chapter until today is the chapter Proverbs. It´s written in such beautiful words and there´s so much wisdom...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 11, 2015

    The Reason I Read the New Testament

    I read parts of the Bible all the time, I keep it on my bed...but I found I was always looking up parts of the New Testament. Finding it easy to read, I just started reading it and finished within a year.That might seem like a long time but I only read a little at a time and...
    csan csan
    61-65, F
    Nov 18, 2007

    Cover to Cover

    As i am not a church goer, I felt the need to study God's word myself.  I have a Schoffield reference bible, a Strong's Concordance, and Halley's Bible Handbook.  All the things i believe in were brought to me from God's help and my own personal study.  I know that...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2009

    The Bible I Have Read Whole And I Love Every Thing That I Have Read

    i keep read the bible all the time you can nevergo wrong if you do it you can hear god talk to you from his words.
    susiehouston susiehouston
    56-60, F
    Jun 17, 2011

    Even Though

    even though i have read my bible all the way through several times ...it always holds a wonderful new way of popping out at me in a whole new fresh light each time I read a passage.  AMAZING GOD.                      ...
    justamoth justamoth
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2010

    The Bible As Literature

    When I was in high school (back before we had to worry about the political correctness of courses in school) one of the courses offered for English credits was "The Bible as Literature." I took it mainly to see what the course was all about. We read the Bible from cover to...
    dorianblue dorianblue
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 3, 2011

    Am I Half Way ? Does This Count to Join the Group?

    I read the whole New testament.   Its my favorite part of the bible!  and I enjoy conversing with other who read the bible.
    csan csan
    61-65, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2007

    WHY I Read the Holy Bible

        I read my bible because I wanted to know if people were quoting it right.  The Holy Bible tells it like is.  After reading the whole bible.  I feel like I have a better understanding about this life.
    METALERVIN METALERVIN
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

    The Best Bible Translation

    I get asked more than any other question, I am asked “Which Bible translation is the most accurate or the one closest to the original Hebrew and Greek?” Trying to compare Bible translations and various Biblical texts is something I as a layprson do not have much time to spend...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Jan 5, 2012

    In The Process

    I am in the process of reading the entire bible all the way through chronologically. It is not all easy to take in but I find I can see a truer face of man and God. I am in love with reading it and I can't wait to finish so that I can read it all the way through again. In fact my...
    guerrillasaint guerrillasaint
    26-30
    Feb 4, 2011

    I've read it through

    and through. When I was a Christian and a warrior of Odin. I like to keep up with all religious beliefs to understand people and to see how each one is different good and bad. You should never stick to one religion and say it's the only way if you have never tried it learned...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 21, 2014

    The Bible Is a Love Letter From Jesus

    The Bible especially the N.T. Gospels is all about the only Christ or Messiah, JESUS of Nazareth. The 4 Gospels are a 50 day snapshot of a 3 year ministry from 4 eyewitnesses, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. There is a personality or nature of GOD described in the four gospels...
    JESUSrulesWlove JESUSrulesWlove
    41-45
    1 Response Jun 24, 2008
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