Drawing Near to God | Knowing God through His Word

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“Drawing Near to God” Part 5 “Knowing God through His Word”

Psalms 119:105 – NLT

Three things the Word of God can do in our daily lives:

1. The Word of God teaches us what to believe and how to live

II Tim. 3:16 – NLT

The Word of God teaches us what to believe about God, ourselves and our purpose.

*Apart from the Word of God truth, values and morality are subjective and circumstantial

2. The Word of God renews our minds to think as we should

Rom. 12:2 – NLT

Eph. 4:21-23 – NLT

3. The Word of God empowers us for victory over the devil

Eph. 6:17 – NLT

Eph. 6:12 –NLT

How do we draw near to God through His Word?

1. By Reading or Hearing the Word of God

2. By Memorizing the Word of God

3. By Meditating on the Word of God

4. By Practicing the Word of God

May we all draw near to God through His Word!