July 10, 2009
Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation….
--1 Peter 2:2
I want to remind you today that not only is the Word of God perfect, living, and abiding forever. Not only is the Word of God unchanging and true. Not only does it have a saving purpose.
But the Scripture also has the power to transform your life!
Jesus said in John 17:17, “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” If you want your life to change, saturate your soul and nourish your heart in the Word of God.
The Bible has power to save and sanctify, and it also has the power to strengthen. In our verse for today—1 Peter 2, verse 2—the Word of God is described as milk to strengthen and grow us in our faith.
Have you tasted the goodness of God from Scriptures? Have you experienced the grace of God found in His Word?
The Bible is not an ancient black book filled with theology about yesterday. It is a book that satisfies the longing of the human heart. The Word of God strengthens us every day and nourishes our spirit. Our very life depends upon this Word and truth!
So, let me leave you with some questions to consider. Do you love God’s Word? Are you obeying God’s Word? If you love it, you will read it. And if you read it, you will pray it… think it… live it… and share it.
TAKE THE TIME TODAY TO STUDY GOD’S WORD AND MAKE IT AN EVERYDAY COMMITMENT!
OUR THANKS TO YOU!
Do the words rested... peaceful... and refreshed describe you today? Or do the words stressed... rushed... and pressured better describe your way of life?
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