The Bible is all around us.
People are called Good Samaritans (Luke 10), we welcome home the Prodigal Son (Luke 15), and we look for the Promised Land (Exodus 3, Hebrews 11).
Some biblical passages have become popular maxims, such as "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you (Matthew 7:12)," "Thou shalt not steal (Exodus 20:15), and "love thy neighbour" (Matthew 22:39).
Today's Christians are called to take an intelligent, spiritual approach to the bible.
Listed here are 10 points to help you get the most from reading Scripture.