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What you get from reading God’s Word Comments

What you get from reading God’s Word

God promises certain things to those who take time each day to get to know Him through His Word. Let’s look at some of them: 1) Joy. ‘When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my...

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God’s Laser

Does reading the Bible sometimes make you uneasy? Does the sermon feel like it’s directed at you? ‘…the Word of God is…sharper than any double-edged sword…it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit…Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s...

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HOW TO ACTIVATE GOD’S WORD (2)

While you are waiting for God’s Word to be fulfilled in your life, do these three things: 1) Verbalize it. The most effective way to pray is to speak God’s Word. The patriarchs, prophets and psalmists regularly reminded God of...

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HOW TO ACTIVATE GOD’S WORD (1)

Making the right decisions and choosing the right actions are the crux of living successfully. If you are the source of your own wisdom, or you’re looking to others, your odds are not good. Paul writes, ‘Let Christ’s word with...

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THE WORD AND THE SPIRIT

When your mind is not open to the Holy Spirit, you cannot understand God’s Word. So if you find reading the Bible unrewarding, try this: before you open your Bible, open your heart and pray, ‘Holy Spirit, show me what...

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You’ll Find the Answer in the Bible

Worldly success can leave you empty, but here’s something that won’t: ‘The instructions of the Lord are perfect, reviving the soul…’ Have your plans fallen apart? Have you made a mess of your life? Do you need direction? Read this:...

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Study Your Bible (2)

Spend time in prayer before you study the Bible. Ask the Lord to cleanse you from all known sin and fill you with the Holy Spirit so that you’ll be in fellowship with Him during your study time. Again, the...

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Study Your Bible (1)

Let’s consider some practical suggestions for getting more out of your Bible study: Schedule it. If you don’t, it won’t happen. Learn to say no to unimportant things. For many of us the biggest obstacle to studying the Bible is...

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Into God’s Word

Throughout the Old Testament God regularly spoke to people. In these thirty-nine books He gave them instructions and promises with conditions. Some people understood what He was saying, others didn’t. Some tried to live by it with varying degrees of...

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Disconnected

One Bible teacher writes: ‘Mobile phones can be life-savers…but the batteries have a limited lifespan and need to be recharged. One weary weekend I was as drained as my ‘phone battery. I went through my evening routine, dutifully placing my...