How devoted are you to the Word of God? I mean, plenty of us claim to be devoted to God, but are you devoted to His Word? John 1:1 tells us that God’s Word is Jesus Christ. Therefore, if you claim to be devoted to God, you must also be devoted to His Word because the two are the same and cannot be separated.
I just read this blog, and I think that it does an excellent job emphasizing the importance of being devoted to God’s Word. Truly, as I have spent more time this year in God’s Word during my family’s worship time and personally, I have grown and matured so much in my walk. It amazes me how much God does reveal Himself, His nature, His character….just everything in His Word, especially as you connect New Testament promises and information with the history of the Old Testament. The Word of God is just so rich!!! I pray that you also begin to devote yourself more to the Word of God today.
As mentioned in the previous blog, the means of grace are the various means by which God communicates His grace to His people. When Christians spend their time and effort using the means of grace with genuine faith, they will discover that their patience devotion will be greatly rewarded with spiritual growth and maturity. A summary of the means of grace is summarized in Acts 2:42
And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.
The early church submitted to the teaching of the apostles, who were the recipients of Christ’s authoritative teaching. The apostolic teaching was authoritative because it was the teaching of the Lord communicated through the apostles, not simply the words of the apostles. His teachings were theirs; their teaching was God’s Word. This is why the apostolic teaching (i.e. the New Testament scriptures) became as authoritative as the Old…
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