‘The entrance of Thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding to the simple.’
2. When resorted to – it Cleanses v9.
‘My soul is continually in my hand, yet do I not forget Thy law.’
3. When retained – it Preserves v11.
‘Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever; for they are the rejoicing of my heart.’
4. When relied on – it Strengthens v28.
‘My soul melteth for heaviness; strengthen Thou me according to Thy Word.’
5. When read – it Instructs v148.
‘Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in Thy Word.’
6. When reverenced – it Sanctifies v161.
‘Princes have persecuted me without a cause; but my heart standeth in awe of Thy Word.’
7. When rejoiced in – it Enriches v162.
‘I rejoice at Thy Word, as one that findeth great spoil.’
Even before we begin to study the art of Hermeneutics (how to divide the Word of God properly using exegetical rules) we can see from the above how God’s Word will edify, excourage and exhort when we read and meditate upon it ourselves. For we have need of no teacher, but One, The Holy Spirit of God illuminating and revealing.
Date : 30/11/-0001