Summary: This sermon looks at spending time in God’s Word as a function of our worship.
Today we will look at what I believe is the most overlooked and neglected area of worship that we are to engage in. We have already looked at…
As functions of our worship. Today we will look at spending time in God’s Word.
“Be as careful of the books you read as of the company you keep, for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as the latter.” —Paxton Hood
Deuteronomy 6:20-25 – What is the MEANING of God’s Word?
To reveal to us who He is, what He has done, and how we should respond, so that we may be righteous through Jesus Christ.
“It is impossible for a man to learn that which he thinks he already knows.” —Epictetus, Discourses, II
Psalm 119:9-16 – What METHOD can we use to make God’s Word practical?
We can commit His Word to memory so that we might overcome temptation and avoid sin.
“What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” —Alfred Mercier
II Timothy 2:14-21 – How can we MEASURE the effectiveness of God’s Word in our lives?
We will be a vessel for honor and useful to God, prepared for every good work.
“What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.”
—Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics