talk a lot about the word of God, its power (Heb 4:12) and ability to change us
(Gal 5:22). In the Bible, we are told that God’s word has power (Heb 4:12),
that it is life and truth and that the truth will set us free. (John 17:17;
8:32) God spoke the word at creation and that Word released the power of the
Holy Spirit to bring light (Gen 1:1-3; John 1:1-3).
how do we release the life changing power of God’s word in our lives? I grew up
in a school environment where we studied the word almost daily and I am glad as
it gave me a lot of Bible knowledge. However, I was not a Christian then and to
me the Bible was no different than other literature; I did however, enjoy all
the battle stories. As Christians, we have the Holy Spirit on the inside of us
(2 Cor 1:22) and that Spirit brings us revelation and understanding of God’s
Word (John 14:26).
need to prayerfully study God’s word and ask Him to reveal His wisdom to us by
His Spirit. This takes time and discipline. Joshua said we should meditate the
word day and night and do what that word tells us to do; (Josh 1:8) then we
would be blessed. To meditate is to mull something around in our mind. Notice
Joshua also said the word should not leave our mouth; we should speak it so our
ears hear it.
receive God’s power and life changing promises we need to grow our faith and
the Bible says we do that by hearing Gods word (Rom 10:17). Are you getting the
picture? We need to make the Bible a priority in our day and speak and meditate
God’s word as we go about our daily life. “For then thou shalt make thy way
prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.” (Josh 1:8; KJV)
this to ten friends, I double dog dare you!