“Empowered to Conquer”  Lesson # 6

  “ Empowered through reading the Bible! “

Intro:  Do you like to read? If so what is your favorite book to read ?


  1. Romans 8:37, John 3:3-5 When we accept Christ we are born again, we are born into a life of salvation and victory found only in Jesus which allows us to conquer everything in our way.
    1. Joshua 1:8  In order for us to remain strong in God and conquer everything the devil will throw at us, we must read the word of God daily.
      1. Matt 4:4 In the same way that we must eat food everyday to stay healthy, we must read the bible every day in order to remain spiritually strong and healthy.
      2. Gal 5:7-8 The devil will throw many things at us to try and distract us and keep us from daily reading the word of God.
    2. Rom 12:2  When we read the bible each day we find strength to resist sin and temptations, however when we neglect reading the word of God we become spiritually weak and vulnerable to backsliding and falling into sin.
  2. 2 Tim 2:15, 1 Peter 2:2 As Christians it is essential that we read and study the word of God consistently this is the only way we can grow in our faith and in the call of God on our lives.
    1. John 8:32 The Bible is to be our standard, our example, what we turn to when we are facing difficulties or when we need to know what is right and what is wrong.
      1. Psalms 119:105  The word of God is our guide, we need to allow God to speak to us through the Bible when we need to make decisions in our personal lives, who we should be in a relationship with, and what direction we should go in our lives.
      2. 2 Tim 3:16, Heb 4:12 When we study the word of God we become equipped with everything we need to become the leaders God is calling us to be and to accomplish Gods perfect will for our lives here on the earth.
    2. 1 Tim 4:13 We need to be devoted to reading the bible every day, when we are consistently reading the word of God then we will be positioned to conquer everything the devil throws at us to try ad stop us! #Borntoconquer!


  1. Do you read the bible each day? If so when do you read the bible and for how long do you read the bible each day?
  2. What are some of the greatest distractions and some of the excuses youth and young adults  give for not reading the bible?
  3. What are some of the many benefits of studying and reading the word of God each day?  What are some of the problems that arise when we neglect reading the bible?
  4. What are some steps that we can take to develop and maintain a strong consistent time of  reading the bible each and every day?


End: Pray for those who desire to be faithful in reading the bible every day, Pray for any who need to accept Christ or rededicate their lives to Jesus, then take requests.