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"The unfolding of your words gives light;  it imparts understanding to the simple."   (Psalm 119:130)  "Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures..."  (Luke 24:45) "...that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened... (Ephesians 1:17-18) Bible reading is not to be an empty routine, nor is it merely gathering information about God. It is important that we read the Scriptures while vitally aware of the presence of God, asking the Holy Spirit to help us understand and apply the Scriptures rightly.  This is also called the teaching ministry of the Holy Spirit. He helps us make connections with other truths in the Bible, that we might truly have the mind of Christ. As we study, we must be sensitive especially to those areas that the Spirit of God is drawing our attention to, and we should pray over those truths, commandmen