In Second Timothy 3:16-17 the Apostle Paul writes: “All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.”
In Joshua 1:8 we read: “This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success.”
We can readily see in these verses that Scripture is not only of divine origin but it is powerful and extremely useful. It is through Holy Scripture that we meet God and come to know Him more fully and completely. Dr. Bruce Waltke says that: “the efficacy of the Bible is likened to a hammer that breaks the rock-like heart; the sword that penetrates the totality and depth of one’s being; the lamp to the feet; the imperishable seed that endures forever; the heavenly rain that makes the earth bud and flourish; the spiritual milk that nourishes new born babes, and solid food that sustains mature saints.”
It is God’s desire that each of us deepen our relationship with Him and grow into maturity. But in order for that to happen you must choose to make spending quality time with God and His Word a daily priority! The reality is that you will never grow and become all that you can or should be, if you are not immersed in God and the diligent study of His Word! So let me ask, what role does the Word of God currently play in your life? Can you honestly say that the Word of God is permeating every sphere of your life? Does it govern and guide the choices that you make? Click here to read more...