Read Your Bible

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12)
The Bible is alive for you today. If you haven't experienced this, you need to spend time alone with God. When you are hungry to hear His voice, just breathe a simple prayer, “Jesus, I really need a word from you today. I just need to hear from you.” With expectancy, your faith is made stronger. 
Start reading. You don’t necessarily have to read a whole chapter. It is important to read the Word of God and hear the Word of God every day and get through the Scripture. Your goal is not to complete the novel, to get to the end of the play or the movie. No, the Word of God, where Jesus speaks to you every day, is one step at a time.  
You might read just a couple of verses and the Spirit of God stops you right in your tracks. Be content to stop right there. That's important. Don't think you will not get credit unless you read the whole chapter, or that you have made it all the way through the verses you were supposed to read today. You have your whole life on this planet to live.  

When God speaks to you through His Word, focus there, and allow Him to speak to you until that word from God, from His Word becomes yours. Journal it, write it down, and take notes. Remember what He said.  
When God told you something in the past, He stays with it for your present and your future. That is why He gives you a word, a promise from His Word, so you can hear the voice of Jesus. When you are going through tough times, His promise takes you all the way through.
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Betty Jane Laughlin - May 26th, 2023 at 7:53am

That is so true!

Barbara - May 26th, 2023 at 3:40pm

Thank you for this . I read emails from you, Dr Jeramiah, Dr Stanley and Alistair Trebeck. I read the passages that are suggested with the email. Take notes. I've learned more and have been blessed with more understanding than reading like a novel. It slows me down makes me think and pray. Thank you for your reminders and insight what we all need.






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