Recently we looked at these verses in our message, “Ten reasons why I believe the Bible is the Word of God.” We now want to take a closer look at several verses.
How can the Bible help me in my Christian walk with God?
THE BIBLE LIGHTS MY PATH TO A GREATER END VERSE 105.
All of us ought to use the Word of God to help us gain greater heights in our walk with God in three ways:
- In a PRACTICAL way.
- In a PERSONAL way.
- In a PERSISTENT (Determined) way.
“Thy word is a lamp.”
Proverbs 6:23, “The commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life.”
God’s word is a candle that may be held in the hand to give us light in every dark place; and it is a general light shining upon all his works, and upon all our ways.
I like this: the commandment is a lamp, the law is light and reproofs of instruction are the way of life: The lesson is that we cannot see unless we are lightened with God’s Word. It is a practical guide, not a book for my study only, but for my daily walk with God.
“We are walkers through the city of this world, and we are often called to go out into its darkness; let us never venture there without the light giving word, lest we slip with our feet. Each man should use the word of God personally, practically, and habitually, that he may see his way and see what lies in it. When darkness settles down upon all around me, the word of the Lord, like a flaming torch, reveals my way.
“A light unto my path.” It is a lamp by night, a light by day, and a delight at all times. David guided his own steps by it, and also saw the difficulties of his road by its beams. He who walks in darkness is sure, sooner or later, to stumble; while he who walks by the light of day, or by the lamp of night, stumbleth not, but keeps his uprightness.” Treasury of David by Spurgeon.