BENEFIT FROM WHAT THE BIBLE TEACHES
quickly dismiss what is presented on the preceding pages as mere wishful
thinking. God has promised to bring these things about, and the Bible
explains how he will do so.
But the Bible does more than that. It provides the key to your enjoying a
truly satisfying life even now. Think for a moment about your own anxieties
and troubles. They may include money matters, family problems, loss of
health, or the death of a loved one. The Bible can help you to deal with
problems today, and it can provide relief by answering such questions as
▪ Why do we suffer?
▪ How can we cope with life’s anxieties?
▪ How can we make our family life happier?
▪ What happens to us when we die?
▪ Will we ever see our dead loved ones again?
▪ How can we be sure that God will fulfill his promises for the future?
The fact that you are visiting this site shows that
you would like to find out what the Bible teaches. This publication will
help you. Notice that the paragraphs have corresponding questions that can
be seen by placing your cursor upon each number or letter before each
paragraph. Millions have enjoyed using the question-and-answer method when
discussing the Bible with Jehovah’s Witnesses. We hope you will too. May you
have God’s blessing as you now enjoy the thrilling and satisfying experience
of learning what the Bible really teaches!
newspaper. Look at television, or listen to the radio. There are so many
stories of crime, war, and terrorism! Think about your own troubles. Perhaps
illness or the death of a loved one is causing you great distress. You may
feel like the good man Job, who said that he was “drenched with misery.”—Job
10:15, The Holy Bible in the Language
66 books and letters that make up the Bible. These are divided into chapters
and verses for easy reference. When scriptures are cited in this
publication, the first number after the name indicates the chapter of the
Bible book or letter, and the next refers to the verse. For example, the
citation “2 Timothy
3:16” means the second letter to
Timothy, chapter 3, verse 16.
You will quickly become familiar with the Bible by looking up the scriptures
cited in this publication. Also, why not start a program of daily Bible
reading? By reading three to five chapters a day, you can read the entire
Bible in a year.
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