Reading the Bible, for many people, is very intimidating. When I started reading the Bible, it took me a bit to understand. The best thing I ever did was pray to have a thirst for His Word. God likes to answer those kinds of prayers.
I wanted to give you some “nuggets” to provide insight and encouragement to read the Bible.
*Knowing God’s Word is essential to our spiritual growth; maturity and it equips us with instruments in His hand to accomplish His purposes.
*If you are ignorant of God’s Word, you will always be ignorant of God’s will.
*The Word of God provides power, wisdom, direction, and insight that we would never have on our own.
*Without the Word, you would ask people and material things to do what they have no power to do for you.
*Time in God’s Word influences how we parent, handle suffering and handle success and failure.
*The primary purpose of reading the Bible is not to know more about God but to know God.
*The Bible was written to help you conform to the image of Christ.
*” Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.” Psalm 119:105
Charles Spurgeon describes the Word like this:
“Great peace has they which love thy law, and nothing shall offend them” (Psalm 119:65).
“Yes, a true love for the great Book will bring us great peace from the great God and be a great protection to us. Let us live constantly in the society of the law of the Lord, and it will breed in our hearts a restfulness such as nothing else can. The Holy Spirit acts as a Comforter through the Word and sheds abroad those benign influences which calm the tempests of the soul. Nothing is a stumbling block to the man who has the Word of God dwelling in him richly.”
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