“Your Word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You.” Psalm 119:11. No one today would approach radioactive material without protection. But many seem unconcerned about exposure to the dangers of sin. Psalm 1 warns us against sinful attitudes, speech, and behavior. Obedience to God’s law is a spiritual safeguard […]
“Be doers of the Word, and not hearers only.” James 1:22. Are you doing all that you know God wants you to do? As you read God’s Word, put what you’ve learned into practice. First hear – then do. God’s blessing comes as a result of obedience. The value of the Bible does not consist […]
“As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the Word, that you may grow thereby.” I Peter 2:2 It might seem strange to be commanded to earnestly long for something. But we need to be reminded of our need of spiritual nourishment. Even though we may have fed on the Word in the past, we […]
“Your Word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart.” Jeremiah 15:15-21 Ask the Lord to help you apply the Bible to your life today. Take time to ponder the meat and milk of the Word. As you quiet your heart, God will teach you about Himself through His Book.
“Put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt.” Ephesians 4:22. Some look at the standards God set forth in the Bible as obstacles that prevent us from enjoying life. However, the boundaries God places actually protect us from our worst inclinations and foster healthy responses to Him. In Ephesians 4, for example, Paul […]