Choose and use a study Bible.
A good study Bible has the entire text of Scripture with helpful notes offering insight into the background and meaning of the text. If you don’t already have a study Bible, it is an invaluable all-in-one tool for understanding God’s Word, especially for those who do not have the time or money to use other Bible study resources. The following five are good picks depending on which translation you prefer and what features are most helpful to you.
NLT TRANSFORMATION STUDY BIBLE (New Living Translation)
TNIV STUDY BIBLE (Today’s New International Version)
THE CASE FOR CHRIST STUDY BIBLE (New International Version)
HSBC STUDY BIBLE (Holman Christian Standard Bible)
ESV STUDY BIBLE (English Standard Version)
Online Bible Study