· Covers as much as possible as quickly as possible.
· Tries to master the text.
· Uses the text to defend our agenda.
Often times we read our Bibles not to encounter God, but to find anything that will support our understanding of Christianity without challenging the way we live in this world.
· The purpose is to encounter God.
· It’s not about quantity but quality.
· Don’t read to support what you believe, read to hear from God.