His word is alive, living, breathing, and weaved throughout the fabric of our lives. It’s part of us because of the truths we find in the Bible. Those words of truth become treasures to us while we walk with him.
His words remain in us because of the life-giving transformation they bring to us. That certain verse or passage held us, strengthened us, changed us, purged us, filled us. His promises continually encourage us. The process of all this exchange is his love, His grace, His power making us increase.
We read a familiar verse and the warm memory comes rushing back to us. It’s abiding in Him, and He in us. Our hearts swell with His goodness. It’s the best way to build a relationship…making memories.
It isn’t easy to par the list down because there are so many wonderful verses, but here’s some of my favorites:
- When I was learning how much joy came from His presence while in worship and while in the Word.
You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11 NKJV
- When He was showing me how to be victorious over a besetting sin.
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ. 2 Cor 10:4-5 NKJV
- When He was doing a work of diligence in my life.
The plans of the diligent lead surely to plenty. Proverbs 21:5a NKJV
- When He revealed His strength.
In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul. Psalm 138:3 NKJV
He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increases strength. Isaiah 40:29 NKJV
- When I began to seek wisdom.
My son, if you receive my words, and treasure my commands within you, So that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; Yes, if you cry out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding, If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures; Then you will understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. For the Lord gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 2:1-6 NKJV
What is a favorite or some treasured scriptures of yours? As an added bonus tell us why.
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