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The Bible as the Word of God:

  • Psalm 119:105: “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”
  • 2 Timothy 3:16: “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.”
  • Isaiah 40:8: “The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.”
  • Psalm 119:16: “I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.”
  • Psalm 119:11: “I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.”

The Importance of Reading and Meditating on Scripture:

  • Psalm 1:1-2: “Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night.”
  • Joshua 1:8: “Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.”
  • Psalm 119:24: “Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors.”
  • Psalm 119:15: “I will meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.”
  • Psalm 119:105: “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.”

Seeking Wisdom and Knowledge:

  • Proverbs 2:10: “For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.”
  • Proverbs 1:7: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”
  • Proverbs 4:5: “Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them.”
  • Proverbs 2:6: “For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.”
  • Psalm 119:130: “The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.”

The Power of God’s Word:

  • Hebrews 4:12: “For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”
  • Isaiah 55:10-11: “As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.”
  • Jeremiah 15:16: “Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.”
  • Matthew 24:35: “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”
  • John 1:1: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”

Teaching and Sharing God’s Word:

  • Matthew 28:18-20: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
  • 1 Peter 3:15: “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.”
  • 2 Timothy 4:2: “Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction.”
  • Isaiah 52:7: “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, ‘Your God reigns!'”
  • 2 Timothy 2:2: “And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others.”

The Treasure of God’s Word:

  • Job 23:12: “I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily bread.”
  • Psalm 119:72: “The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.”
  • Psalm 119:129: “Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them.”
  • Psalm 119:105: “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”
  • Psalm 119:130: “The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.”