The God who Speaks

Bishop Patrick shared information about the Year of the Word' initiative of the Bishops Conference of England & Wales in partnership with Bible Society. The 3 themes of; Celebrating God's Word (Encounter), Living God's Word (Discipleship) and Sharing God's Word (Missionary Discipleship) weave beautifully and easily into our own 3 Diocesan themes

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How to read the Bible

The Bible isn’t always the easiest book to get your head around but it’s definitely worth it!
By reading it, you can let God’s Word become a part of your life.

We’ve put together 10 key points to help you enjoy Scripture:

  1. Pray before you start reading the Bible.

  2. Learn how to find your way around.

  3. Appreciate the variety of what’s in the Bible.

  4. Don’t skip the ‘first series’ – the Old Testament.

  5. Understand how truth is expressed in the Bible.

  6. Explore the different senses of Scripture.

  7. Interpret the Bible using the three golden rules.

  8. Listen to what the Bible has to say about itself.

  9. Recognise the Bible as food for your soul.

  10. Read the Bible with other people and share ideas

How to read the Bible leaflet

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Women in the Bible

Here you will find a series of powerpoints sharing information about women in the Bible.

Old Testament

New Testament

The Old Testament

Here you will find a series of powerpoints sharing information about the

Old Testament in Lent.