Benefits of Joining a Bible Study Group
Today it is very common in evangelical churches to form small Bible study groups where anyone can join. Perhaps you are one of those who have had this wonderful opportunity. There are many benefits that people who attend small group Bible studies enjoy, and if you are not one of these, then you will not know that benefits of joining one. Below are some of the benefits that you can experience if you join a small Bible study group.
Meeting other believers and having intimate fellowship with them is one of the great benefits of joining a small group Bible study. Finding time to make a significant connection with members of your church is difficult since there a many people attending church and the time is short to have any significant fellowship or connection with them.
In a small Bible study group, you get to study the Bible together. In this group, there is something that binds you together even if you haven’t talked with anyone or have anything much is common with them. It is possible to have a more deep and intimate fellowship because you are only few in number. All the people in the group are there with one goal and that is to learn more about God and learn what His Word says about how you should live. This meeting enables you to have new and lasting friendships.
If you need encouragement to live a dedicated Christian life, then a small group is where you can get that encouragement. Learning more about God’s word in your small group Bible study helps you gain a sense of God’s presence in your life more and more. If you study God’s Word and seek to obey His commands, then you will have blessings from God Himself.
The relationship we have with God is very much like the relationship we have with people. It has to be cultivated. It is important to have communication at all times in order to grow our relationships. You can learn to love God more in a small group Bible study as you learn more about His character.
There are people who can quote Bible verses from off the top of their heads. The knowledge of verses shown by these people are truly admirable. If you take the Bible to heart, then one of these days, you will be like the person that you admire. The Bibles says that from out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks, so if you heart is full of the Word of God, then you will be able to speak about it in any occasion.