The bible has been a challenge for me throughout my journey. Equal parts encouraging and uplifting, and a challenge to engage with. I have experienced seasons of highly engaged reading, and seasons in which I couldn’t seem to get myself to open the book. The seasons of engaged reading were inspired, energized, and stimulating. During the other times, something seemed to be blocking me. Whether it was fear of the truth I would have to abide within, shame in myself and feeling unworthy to handle God’s word, or distraction with other things, I just couldn’t engage. Over the years these apps have been a blessing to me in my journey:
Before apps became a thing, I used to listen to the bible via downloaded mp3’s. If that’s more your style, check out these resources for access to downloadable versions of the bible.