Get in the Word

By   •   January 9

woman reading Bible

As Christians, we have the Spirit of God in us. But ours is the responsibility to keep sin out of our lives so that the Spirit can produce His fruit in us. Become grounded in the Bible. As Christians, we have only one authority, one compass: the Word of God. Abraham Lincoln in a letter to a friend said, “I am profitably engaged in reading the Bible. Take all of this Book upon reason that you can, and the balance upon faith. You will live and die a better man.” Begin the day with the Book; and as the day comes to a close, let the Word speak its wisdom to your soul. Let it be the firm foundation upon which your hope is built. Let it be the Staff of Life upon which your spirit is nourished. Let it be the Sword of the Spirit which cuts away the evil of your life and fashions you in His image and likeness.

Read Billy Graham’s message on where the Bible comes from and how to read it.

Prayer for the day

Almighty God, Your Word nourishes my whole being and I praise Your holy name!

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  1. simon grase says:

    Amen thank you for the word always God is so Good!!!!

  2. Omas Sitorus says:

    Thanks 4 the word. I’m blessed!

  3. Jeremiah Pondwa says:

    Thank you for the wonderful insights shared. God bless.

  4. ounkar mohan says:

    Reading the word of God brings great success.

  5. Corrin says:

    Yes, “TO OBEY…is better !”

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  7. Debbie Robbins says:

    Wht a person I always will look up to
    To give me strength and focus of my daily life of struggles

  8. Clare Braun says:


  9. eldad samuel says:

    Tank u 4 encouraging me may u continue 2 reach out 2 those who need 2 knw more abt the word of GOD. Amen