As Christians we must struggle against [slothfulness] through our entire pilgrimage. None of us is immune. If we are going to deal with the discipline of Bible study, we must recognize at the outset that we will need the grace of God to persevere.
Blogs are easier to read than the Bible is to study.
Sports updates are easier to read than the Bible is to study.
An episode of my favorite TV show is easier to watch than the Bible is to study.
Funny cat videos are easier to watch than the Bible is to study.
We often get frustrated in our study of the Bible simply because we think it should be mindless and easy—you know, like everything else we read or watch. So what's the real problem? Does it have something to do with the Bible itself? No; I think Sproul hits the nail on the head: we're just plain lazy.