Although Jesus instructs us to rely on God to provide our daily bread in Matthew 6:11, He also makes it clear that "Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God," (Matthew 4:4).
Beyond our physical needs, such as water and food, we also need spiritual nourishment that can only come from the God who created us. One of the ways that God provides fulfillment for us is through His Word.
Here are some ways that God's Word satisfies us:
Teaches, corrects, and trains. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
Provides direction and guidance. (Psalm 119:105)
Gives hope. (Romans 15:4)
Grants wisdom and discernment. (Hebrews 4:12)
Helps us to mature spiritually. (1 Peter 2:2)
And so much more!
For all these benefits, Christians should be intentional about making time for God's Word daily. The Bible is not a cute accessory for Christians; we desperately need it every single day.
However, this fundamental Christian discipline can be challenging with busy schedules and constant demands on our time. How can we practically make God's Word our daily bread? Here are 10 ways to do just that.
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