Video (7 minutes) and Reflection Questions Reading the Bible is a key part of “renewing our minds.” When we read the Bible, its words have the power to change our perspective and our behavior. That’s why we’ve identified it as one of the core spiritual practices.
Lectio Divina (translated “divine [or sacred] reading”) is an approach to the Scriptures that sets us up to listen for the Word of God spoken to us in this present moment.
The Bible Project
Animated Videos (2–10 minutes) The Bible is a beautifully designed, unified narrative that leads us to Jesus. The Bible Project creates videos that show the beauty of Scripture through teaching its unified design, its overarching thematic elements, each book's literary structure, its ancient context, and its modern implications.
30 Days to Understanding the Bible
Book by David Anders (400 pages) If you've ever confused the ark of the covenant with the ark of Noah, or Jericho with Jeroboam, this book is for you. In just fifteen minutes a day, you'll learn the Bible's key people, events, and doctrines to get more out of God's Word.
Meeting God in Scripture
Book by Jan Johnson (256 pages) Lectio divina is a practice of Scripture reading that treats the Bible not only as a text to be examined, but also as the living Word of God spoken anew to us. In this book, experienced Bible teacher Jan Johnson gives us forty Scripture meditations, organized topically, giving us the tools we need to practice lectio divina on our own.