Okay so I am 19 and I live on my own with SO. Well I would like going to bible study but we have these bible verses we have to remember. Somtimes I cant get them down very good cause I have bad memory and my bible study instructor gets mad. It makes me dread going there. Why do we have to know them by heart anyways? I mean we read it once and get the gist of it. And not to mention it doesnt help that my cousin gets PO'ed at me when I cant go. She is like whats new blah blah blah. I just wish I could do bible study by myself at home and not get griped at. I feel like I am in school again. I have to do this or that or I get in trouble. Its not even a group either. Its just my cousin me and her. Anyways what should I do? I feel bad for even saying these things but its just driving me nuts!Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:15 AM on Dec. 4, 2008 in Religion & Beliefs
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Answer by thehairnazi at 9:39 AM on Dec. 4, 2008
I am a big person on remembering scripture and going to bible study classes, HOWEVER, if you don't feel good about how people are treating you, then you have every right to duck of out of it. do you read the upper room, or other kind of daily devotionals? Work with those kinds of POSITIVE tools at home, or join a different kind of study. Or, tell them how they are making you feel, and that you want to be respected as an adult, and that's that. But, even with a bad memory-I've got one, just two nights ago i put popcorn in the microwave, and forgot-smoke was billowing out-you can still remember scripture. If I were you, try to find scripture that speaks to you personally, and memorize it so it stays close to your heart. Peace be with you.
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Answer by JCRestoredme at 1:34 PM on Dec. 4, 2008
Knowing scripture benefits you so much. As you grow as a Christian you need to be increasing your knowledge and always be learning. I don't think the person running the Bible study and your cousin should be mad when you don't. They should find a way to help you learn and remember verses. Find another Bible study or do one on your own. I will say having a group study is wonderful because you can learn so much and you are spending time with others that are uplifted by God and will help uplift you. I do a personal study at home and a study at my church. I am new with this and am really struggling with my flesh. I want to revert to the old person and be lazy but know I will never grow in my faith and grow closer to God unless I am praying, reading my Bible and fellowshipping with other Christians.
Answer by momtoonecuteboy at 2:06 PM on Dec. 4, 2008
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