The Value of the Word of God

Christ and His word are in perfect harmony. Received and obeyed, they open a sure path for the feet of all who are willing to walk in the light as Christ is in the light. If the people of God would appreciate His word, we should have a heaven in the church here below. Christians would be eager, hungry, to search the word. They would be anxious for time to compare scripture with scripture and to meditate upon the word. They would be more eager for the light of the word than for the morning paper, magazines, or novels. Their greatest desire would be to eat the flesh and drink the blood of the Son of God. And as a result their lives would be conformed to the principles and promises of the word. Its instruction would be to them as the leaves of the tree of life. It would be in them a well of water, springing up into everlasting life. Refreshing showers of grace would refresh and revive the soul, causing them to forget all toil and weariness. They would be strengthened and encouraged by the words of inspiration. – {8T 193.1}

Job 23:12 – I have not departed from the commandment of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

So far as hobbies go, most of us only have time for a few. Studying the Bible should be our favorite hobby, more than YouTube, Facebook, sports, or whatever else. There definitely is a pot of gold hidden at the end of this rainbow.

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