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okay well im 15 and ive been inspired to read the bible but..?

i was told that what you should do is not start from the beginning because its boring that you should start on either Matthew or mark then work though luke, john acts ect. but i don't no order to read them in what order would you read the bible in? please don't just say start from the beginning at least i want to read the bible thanks for you're help x

Asked By: tinker_bell - 3/30/2009
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matthew mark luke and john basically tell the same story but in slightly different ways, good for reference. a non-christian said she found matthew a beautiful read, so i alswys recoommend that one, but feel free to read them all... More
Answered By: cam - 3/30/2009
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Start at the beginning. If you are to get a full grasp of the texts, you have to read all of the texts. Never start with Paul's writings. His should be read last, if read at all.
Answered By: OmniPresent - 3/30/2009
 
I'd start in Luke, then Acts. From there you can pretty much pick where you want to go.
Answered By: Seth M - 3/30/2009
 
Starting with one of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John) is a good place to start. After that, I would read some of the shorter books in the New Testament (Colossians, Philippians, Ephesians, 1 John) and a few selected chapters (Hebrews 11, 1 Corinthians 13, Romans 8). Most Bibles will have some form of "here'... More
Answered By: Shortcake - 3/30/2009
 
hi just pick it up and read it at random i did it that way every day i found it was like i was being directed in someway to read a certain part..im not a very religeous person but i like the psalms and proverbs good luck and remember dont be afraid to interpretate as you want not how others want you too
Answered By: julie n - 3/30/2009
 
The books of "Luke" and "Acts" are written by the same writer and have an engaging prose style so I would recommend reading those two in order. Then I&II Samuel which has the story of king David, also well told, intersperse some random readings from Psalms and Proverbs and you're on your way... More
Answered By: ⌡Mac⌠ - 3/30/2009
 
Hello Tinker Bell... More
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Answered By: Roger R - 3/30/2009
 
(warning: this is long ^_... More
Answered By: Riverwind - 3/30/2009
 
They tell you not to start at the beginning as absurdity, genocide, cruelty and injustice would put you right off it! http://skepticsannotatedbible.com/
Answered By: Andromache - 3/30/2009
 
The Bible tells different parts of Judeo-Christian history and also includes some poetry and allegory and all sorts of things. It's not a "start to finish" book, it's a collection of "start-to-finish" books... More
Answered By: sparki777 - 3/30/2009
 
its awesome that you are wanting to do that... More
Answered By: x-AliveForHim-x - 3/30/2009
 
Well, the *best* way IS to read it cover to cover. However, if you want to start "easy" I recommend... More
Answered By: http://www.bible-reviews.com - 4/1/2009
 
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