Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Biblical reasons to read God's Word

Reasons to read God’s Word…daily

Reading God’s Word is How believers come to know Him in a deeper way (Col. 3:16; Phil. 3:10)

The Scriptures Testify of Christ (John 5:39; Acts 10:43)

Believers are commanded to read His Word (Col. 4:16)

It is Profitable (2 Tim. 3:16-17)

It saves us from false teachings (1 Tim. 4:15-16)

It feeds and Nourishes our Soul (Job 23:12)

It gives us Wisdom and Discernment (Heb. 4:12; Psalm 19:7)

It renews our minds (Rom. 12:2)

It enables us to manifest the mind of Christ

It teaches truth we have not known and reinforces “old”(already known) truths

It is able to save our souls from (the power of) sin (James 1:21)

It prevents us from sinning (Psalm 119:11)

We are cleansed by the Word

It is able to build us up Spiritually (Acts 20:32)

Romans 10:17

The Scriptures bring Comfort and Hope (Romans 15:4)

The Word contains examples and admonishments for our learning (1 Cor. 10:11)

The Word effectually works in those who Believe (1 Thess. 2:13)

There is a blessing to those who read and obey (Rev. 1:3; James 1:25)

It is what God uses for our Spiritual growth and maturity (1 Peter 2:2)

It is all we need for life and godliness (1 Peter 1:3)

It delights those who meditate in it (1 John 1:4; Psalm 1:2)

The Word brings assurance of Salvation

The Word of God guides our steps through life (Proverbs 3:5)