When you’re put on the spot, what will you say? Will you say, let me check my smart phone or iPad? Let me find that scripture on my computer?
Knowing God’s word = spiritual power and authority (Ephesians 6:17; Hebrews 4:12)
Renews your mind and changes your way of thinking — permanent change in your life and conduct (Joshua 1:8; Psalm 1:2-3).
Follows the example of Jesus Christ (Matthew 4:1-10).
You are equipped to use Scripture in real life situations (Acts 2:16-21, 25-28; 3:22-23; 13:40-41, 47).
Makes God’s Word the foundation of your life (Deuteronomy 6:6-8).
Integrates God’s guidance with your mind (Psalm 119:24, 105).
Allows confidence in witnessing (Isaiah 55:11).
Conquer temptation (Matthew 4:1-10) and to gain victory over sin (Psalm 119:9-11).
Pray the Bible by connecting your prayer with scripture (Acts 4:24-31).
Teach, counsel, encourage, and build others in the Body of Christ (Colossians 3:16).
Mediate on God’s Word (Psalm 119:15-16, 97).
Keeps God’s Word immediately available for comfort (Psalm 119:52).
Keeps God’s Word ready to refresh or revive (Psalm 119:93).
Maintains spiritual life stability (Psalm 37:31; 40:8).
Gives you the truth and, in times of need, you are ready to answer others about your hope (Proverbs 22:17-21; 1 Peter 3:15).