Why I Love the Bible

Little boy hugging an old book

When God’s voice is muffled by pain and fear and I cannot discern what He is saying, God’s Word speaks brightly with clear and unmistakable hope and peace.

When the world is frantically whirling about and news reporters “interpret” the news more than report it, God’s Word is my sanctuary of truth, honesty, and peace.

When my selfishness and self-centeredness prompt me to compare myself with others and even imagine that they have unkind motives rather than give them the benefit of the doubt, God’s Word stops and corrects me, reminding me to be kind.

When the entertainment industry splashes profanity and godlessness into my living room, God’s Word is my light and pure hope.

Thank you, Father, for your Word, my anchor, rock, and solid foundation.

Thank you, Lord Jesus, that you are God’s Word! (John 1:1-14).

“Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path” (Psalm 119:105).

“All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right” (2 Timothy 3:16).

“For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires” (Hebrews 4:12).

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