Golden Hours with the Bible
Golden Hours With the Bible

If you are hungry at heart, read the Bread Chapter. If your feet are slipping, read the Rock Chapter. If you find yourself getting cross, read the Charity Chapter. Have you many defeats at the hands of Satan? Read the Victory Chapter. Do you lack faith? Read Hebrews 11.

Make up your own chapter names. Don’t stop until you have named every chapter in the Bible. You will find this a most interesting and profitable means of Bible study.

Feed on God’s Word like the Patriarch Job, who said, “I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food” (Job 23:12).

Abiding Chapter John 15 Abraham’s Chapter Genesis 15
Admonition Chapter Hebrews 13 Agrippa’s Chapter Acts 26
Anointing Chapter Exodus 30 Ark Chapter Genesis 6
Ascension Chapter Acts 1 Atonement Chapter Hebrews 9
Backslider’s Chapter Jeremiah 3 Baptism Chapter Matthew 3
Beautiful Chapter Matthew 5 Beginning Chapters Genesis 1; John 1
Bishop’s and Deacon’s Chapter 1 Tim. 3 Blessing Chapter Deuteronomy 28
Bread Chapter John 6 Business Men’s Chapter Proverbs 8
Character Chapter Job 29 Charity Chapter 1 Corinthians 13
Chastening Chapter Hebrews 12 Christian’s Chapter 1 Peter 2
Christian’s Psalm Psalm 15 “Come” Chapter Isaiah 55
Commandment Chapter Exodus 20 Conqueror’s Chapter Luke 4
Consecration Chapter Romans 12 Convert’s Chapter Isaiah 12
Corinthian Chapter Acts 18 Cornelius’ Chapter Acts 10
Courage Chapter Joshua 1 Creation Chapter Genesis 1
Crucifixion Chapters Mark 15; John 19 Deacon’s Chapter Acts 6
Deliverance Psalm Psalm 18 Duty Chapter Ezekiel 33
Ephesian Chapter Acts 19 Faith Chapter Hebrews 11
“Fear Not” Chapter Isaiah 41 Felix’s Chapter Acts 24
Festus’ Chapter Acts 25 Fiery Furnace Chapter Daniel 3
Fisherman’s Chapter Luke 5 Fool’s Chapter Proverbs 26
Golden Psalm Psalm 16 Great Psalm Psalm 119
Harlot’s Chapter Proverbs 7 Heaven Chapter Revelation 21
Helper’s Chapter Romans 15 Herod’s Chapter Acts 12
Holy Spirit Chapter John 16 Household Chapter Colossians 3
Humility Chapter Luke 18 Hypocrite Chapter Matthew 23
Intemperance Chapter Proverbs 23 “I Will” Chapter Hosea 2
John and Peter’s Chapter Acts 4 John the Baptist Chapter Luke 3
Joyful Psalm Psalm 98 Judgment Chapter Romans 14
Knowledge Chapter Luke 11 Lame Man’s Chapter Acts 3
Lazarus’ Chapter John 11 Life Chapter Luke 7
Lions’ Den Chapter Daniel 6 Living Water Chapter John 4
Lord’s Supper Chapter John 13; 1 Cor. 11 Lost and Found Chapter Luke 15
Love Chapter 1 John 3 Marriage Chapter Ephesians 5
Mercy Psalm Psalm 136 Messianic Psalm Psalm 110
Moses’ Chapter Exodus 15 Mothers’ Chapter Judges 13; 1 Sam. 1
Nativity Chapter Luke 2 New Birth Chapter John 3
New Name Chapter Revelation 3 Offering Chapter Numbers 15
Overcomer’s Chapter Revelation 2 Passover Chapter Exodus 12
Paul’s Chapter Acts 21 Peace and Promise Chapter John 14
Pentecost Chapter Acts 2 Philip’s Chapter Acts 8
Poor Man’s Chapter Luke 14 Prayer Chapter John 17
Preacher’s Chapter Isaiah 61 Prison Chapter Acts 23
Prodigal’s Psalm Psalm 51 Professor’s Chapter Luke 12
Purification Chapter Numbers 19 Question Chapter Luke 20
Redemption Chapter Luke 23 Refuge Psalm Psalm 46
Repentance Chapter Luke 13 Rest Chapter Hebrews 4
Restoration Chapter Micah 4 Resurrection Chapter 1 Corinthians 15
Revival Chapter Joel 2 Rich Man’s Chapter Luke 16
Rock Chapter Deuteronomy 32 Safety Psalm Psalm 91
Saloonkeeper’s Psalm Psalm 10 Samson’s Chapter Judges 15
Saul of Tarsus Chapter Acts 9 Saviour’s Chapter Matthew 15
Seeking Chapter Amos 5 Separation Chapter 2 Corinthians 6
Shepherd’s Chapter John 10 Shipwreck Chapter Acts 27
Sinner’s Chapter Luke 19 Soldier’s Chapter Ephesians 6
Song Chapter Luke 1 Soul Saving Psalm Psalm 126
Sower’s Chapter Luke 8 Stephen’s Chapter Acts 7
Strengthening Psalm Psalm 20 Sufferer’s Chapter Isaiah 53
Teacher’s Chapter Luke 6 Tithing Chapter Malachi 3
Tonic Psalm Psalm 27 Traveler’s Psalm Psalm 121
Victory Chapter Romans 8 Whosoever Chapter Revelation 22
Wife’s Chapter Proverbs 31 Wisdom Chapter Proverbs 3
Wise Man’s Chapter Proverbs 15 Work Chapter James 2

How to Use the Bible

When in sorrow, read John 14.
When men fail you, read Psalm 27.
When you have sinned, read Psalm 51.
When you worry, read Matthew 6:19-34.
Before church service, read Psalm 84.
When you are in danger, read Psalm 91.
For the blues, read Psalm 34.
When God seems distant, read Psalm 139.
When discouraged, read Isaiah 40.
If you want to be fruitful, read John 15.
When doubts come, try John 7:17.
When lonely or fearful, read Psalm 23.
When you forget your blessing, read Psalm 103.
For Jesus’ idea of a Christian, read Matthew 5.
For James’ idea of religion, read James 1:19-27.
If faith needs stirring, read Hebrews 11.
When you feel down and out, read Romans 8:31-39.
When the world seems bigger than God, read Psalm 90.
For courage for your task, read Joshua 1.
When you want rest and peace, read Matthew 11:28-30.
For assurance, read Romans 8:1-30.
For God’s secret of happiness, read Colossians 3:12-17.
When you travel, read Psalm 121.
When you grow bitter or critical, read 1 Corinthians 13.
When your prayers grow narrow or selfish, read Psalm 67.
For Paul’s description of Christianity, read 2 Corinthians 5:14-19.
For rules on how to get along with others, read Romans 12.
When you think of investments and returns, read Mark 10:17-31.
For a great invitation and a great opportunity, read Isaiah 55.
For Jesus’ idea of prayer, read Luke 11:1-13; Matthew 6:5-15.
For the prophet’s picture of worship that counts, read Isaiah 58:1-12.
For the prophet’s idea of religion, read Isaiah 1:10-18; Micah 6:6-8.

The Bible Reveals:

The Bible reveals: the mind of God, the state of man, the way of salvation, the doom of sinners, and the happiness of believers. Its doctrines are holy, its precepts are binding, its histories are true, and its decisions are unchangeable. Read it to be wise, believe it to be safe, and practice it to be holy. It contains light to direct you, food to support you, and comfort to cheer you. It is the travelor’s map, the pilgrim’s staff, the pilot’s compass, the soldier’s sword, and the Christian’s character. Here Paradise is restored, Heaven opened, and the gates of Hell disclosed. CHRIST is its Grand Subject, our good its design, and the glory of God its end. It should fill the memory, rule the heart, and guide the feet. Read it slowly, frequently, and prayerfully. It is a mine of wealth, a paradise of glory, and a river of pleasure. It is given you in life, will be opened in the Judgment, and will be remembered forever. It involves the highest responsibility, rewards the greatest labor, and condemns all who trifle with its holy contents.

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.” 2 Timothy 3:16.

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