Pristine Grace

How to Read the Bible

In 1535, Miles Coverdale produced the first complete translation of the Word of God into English. In the introduction to that significant work, he issued these words of wisdom which are still relevant today.

“It will greatly help you to understand Scripture if you note, not only what is spoken and written, but of whom and to whom, with what words, at what time, where, to what intent, with what circumstances, considering what goes before and what follows.”