Levels as we READ

Levels of progress as we READ

Level One is RESEARCHING the unknown. Our first time Reading to discover what’s there. Pausing to look up word definitions. Reading through the books and letters in a short amount of time, but not hurriedly, to gain familiarity with the contents. This may last through two or three readings.

Level Two is continuing to read & taking a closer EXAMINATION of what we read. Taking note of context, audience, & speaker. This begins to happen after multiple readings after the text becomes familiar. 

Level Three is continuing to read and making ASSOCIATIONS between passages you’ve previously read. Looking up cross references of key verses, especially quotations of other scriptures.

Level Four reading is DIGGING DEEPER to DISCOVER buried treasure. ie. Searching Topical associations, People, Places, & Terms.

Reading is the foundation for Study. Reaching the next level only happens with continual reading. Study is just reading at higher and higher levels. 


1) Research.

2) Examination.

3) Associations.

4) Digging Deeper.

Here is a link to a printable bible reading bookmark that lists the books of the bible.

If you live in the Borger area and would like to learn how to read your bible more effectively, please contact us.

One thought on “Levels as we READ

  1. Thank you for this biblical information! Blessings! NICHOLAS ROWE MALAYSIA.

    On Thu, 20 Oct 2022 at 10:40 PM Borger church of Christ @ Franklin &

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