February 7, 2011: How to read the Bible Stories

Posted on : Feb 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Still Speaking

We are still on the topic of how we as 21st century Christians living in a post-modern world should read Scripture. Last week I explained that the Bible is basically a narrative, a collection of stories that tell God’s story and show how my life story and your life story and other people’s life stories are all woven together. My story, your story, the stories in Scripture are all inter-connected, all woven together. This all sounds good until you try to read the Bible for yourself. Reading the Biblical stories can be intimidating and frustrating – sometimes they just seem to make no sense. proforma invoice template homely.