More times than I can count people have told me that they do not have the time to engage in deep Bible study. I do not believe that. I do believe that they have chosen to engage in something else. That they have placed other things at a higher priority than deeply engaging in the Word of God.
“The average American over the age of 2 spends more than 34 hours a week watching live television, says a new Nielsen report — plus another three to six hours watching taped programs.” Most experts agree that if someone spends an hour a day reading or studying in a field they will soon become an expert. That would still leave the average person 27 hours of TV.
Matthew 25:14 – 30 suggests that we will be held accountable by God for how we invest the 168 hours he has given us.