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the word part 4: How to fall in love with God’s Word
October 3, 2021

the word part 4: How to fall in love with God’s Word

October 3, 2021

Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” 

John 8:31-321. Make it the foundation of my life.

“Everyone who hears these words of mine, and puts them into practice, is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”  

Matthew 7:24

Popular culture.

“Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong.”  

Exodus 23:2

Tradition.

“You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to human traditions.” 

Mark 7:8

 Reason.

There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.  

Proverbs 16:25

Feelings.

At that time there was no king in Israel. People did whatever they felt like doing

Judges 21:25 MSG

What do I do when I don’t 

understand?

What do I do when I

don’t like it?

CHALLENGE: 

  1. Make it the first part of your day

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

Matthew 6:33

First 15  

  • 5 minutes in the Word. 

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Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.

Psalm 119:105

First 15  

  • 5 minutes in the Word. 

  • 5 minutes in Worship. 

I will extol the LORD at all times; his praise will always be on my lips.  

Psalm 34:1

First 15  

  • 5 minutes in the Word. 

  • 5 minutes in Worship. 

  • 5 minutes in Prayer.

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 

Philippians 4:6-7

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 

Philippians 4:6-7

CHALLENGE: 

1. Make it the first part of your day

2. Make it grow deeper in your life. 

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly.  

Colossians 3:16

Get a translation you like. 

Formal Equivalency

KJV, NKJV, NASB, ESV

Functional Equivlency.

NLT, GN, TEV, NIV

Paraphrase

Living Bible (LB

The Message (MSG)

  • Get a translation I like.  

  • Get a study Bible.  

Life Application Study Bible

New Spirit-filled Life Bible

Maxwell Leadership Bible

  • Get a translation I like.  

  • Get a study Bible.  

  • Get in a meetup. 

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CHALLENGE: 

1. Make it the first part of your day

2. Make it grow deeper in your life. 

3. Make it a weapon for the challenges of life.

Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground…

Ephesians 6:13

Take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 

Ephesians 6:17

God’s Word is an indispensable weapon

Ephesians 6:17 MSG

The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written…”  

Matthew 4:3-4

 

 

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