The Guideline to God’s Word: Reading the Word
The Bible or the Word of God is one of the most essential or the most important parts of a Christian’s life. It’s not just any story written or words put together but it is a Living Word and through every story, there is a promise that God has spoken in the lives of each person in the Bible. A promise that is still being applied even today. For Christians, it is important not just to go to church every Sunday but to also read God’s Word.
“Like babies that were just born, you should long for the pure milk of God’s word. It will help you grow up as believers.” 1 Peter 2:2, in this verse it speaks of the newborn babies that are longing for nourishment in their bodies as a Christian, you should long for the Word of God to nourish your Spiritual life. You should have that hunger like a baby and the passion to read and know more about who God is, through His Living Word.
Reading the Word of God not only lets you know about who God is but also the promises and benefits that come with it. Even if God’s Word has been written more than 2000 years ago, it still is a powerful and Living Word. Through reading the Word of God, you will receive these benefits:
Clarity of who God is
By reading God’s Word, in every book of the Bible, there is a character of God you’ll see that He portrays. For example, in Genesis, He was the beginning, the Creator of everything, the God who makes miracles through Isaac, and in every character in the whole Genesis, God is different in each story. He provides, heals, protects, and many other characteristics of who He is. Through reading, you get to know more of who He really is but, of course, it’s different when you interpret it and apply it but we’ll talk about it in the next articles to come.
Knowing the Faithful Promises of God in your life
Reading the miracles and the breakthroughs of the Bible, you’ll know how God can turn water into wine, five loaves, and two fish that can feed the five thousand and even the dead to life. Just by reading, you may have hope in your situation in life that whatever you go through, there is nothing that God cannot do in your life.
Deuteronomy 7:9, “Keep in mind that the LORD your God is [the only] God. He is a faithful God, who keeps his promise and is merciful to thousands of generations of those who love him and obey his commands.”
A clear vision of God’s plan for you
‘“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”’ Jeremiah 29:11. In this verse, it clearly says that God has a plan for you and it is for you to prosper and give you hope that you have a good future in God’s mind. Reading the Word of God will assure you and give you clarity that you have a great future ahead of you and that it is to prosper. Just by reading God’s Word and knowing it by heart makes you rich and prosperous. Being prosperous isn’t just through money but it also is in the heart and your spiritual growth. So by reading His Word, you will learn more about His plans for you and how He wants you to live the life He gave and be a blessing to others.
The Salvation Garden aims to not just bring your prayers to the Holy Churches but also reach you through these blogs. Growth is important for each of us, that’s why we pray that through this series of blogs, you will be able to know more of God’s plans for you and His Faithful Promises. From the prayer series, now in this series, it is important for each of us to know how important the Word of God is and its power in our lives. We aim to expand your learning through this series that you may see the difference when you know about God’s Word.
In this God’s Word Guideline series, you would know the steps when you incorporate God’s Word in your daily life. This series is for you to know how important the Word of God is in our lifestyle. If you haven’t read the Prayer Series, you may go here to read the first part of the series: Prayer Guidelines – The Salvation Garden. Take the time to read each series and see how it will bring you a different perspective.
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