Reading for Discipleship

Bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas when you come—and the books, especially the parchments.

2 Timothy 4.13

“It is evident from this, that the Apostle had not given over reading…let us know that this passage gives to all believers a recommendation of constant reading, that they may profit by it.” (John Calvin)

Find a Friend and Read Together

Like many of us, T.M. Moore once viewed the Bible as little more than a handbook on conversion and moral living.

Then he caught sight of the bigger picture set forth in the biblical teaching on God’s covenant.

“I began to see that all of life is there for taking and remaking — a richer devotional life, sustained growth in the Lord, renewed and more loving relationships, meaningful work and leisure, and the calling to transform every institution, all of culture and society, according to the wisdom and grace of God.”