Your words were found, and I ate them, and Your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; for I am called by Your name, O Lord God of hosts. (Jer 15:16)
This is my comfort in my affliction, for Your word has given me life. (Ps 119:50)
How sweet are Your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! (Ps 119:103)
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Ps 119:105)
I rejoice at Your word as one who finds great treasure. (Ps 119:162)
Let my cry come before You, O Lord; give me understanding according to Your word. (Ps 119:169)
Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth. (John 17:17)
The Word of God should be so important to each one of us believers that it is irreplaceable to us. The Bible speaks about itself in order to teach us the path of righteousness, and to help us to stay on the path.
God’s Word says about itself that it:
- Is the joy and rejoicing of our hearts.
- Comforts us in affliction.
- Gives us life.
- Is sweet in our mouths!
- Is a lamp and a light for our path.
- Is great treasure.
- Gives us understanding.
- Sanctifies us.
- Is our truth.
This list is not complete; there is much more to learn about the Scriptures and their incomparable value to us. There’s only one way to do that: study them! Love spending time with the Lord by studying and meditating upon His Word. It will enrich your life, and open rich stores of wisdom and understanding to you and in you.
You’ll wonder what you’ve been doing with your life prior to this, and why you waited so long to delve into the inestimable Word of God! Enjoy every truth you discover and rejoice in it. You’ll be able to feel God’s pleasure resting upon you as you do.
Blessings upon you in the New Year and always.