But Jesus told him, “No! The Scriptures say, ‘People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” – Matthew 4:4 (NLT)
Have you ever read the Bible but felt overwhelmed? Maybe the book seems really big. Perhaps you don’t like reading. Those things can make Bible reading seem really hard. However, the study of God’s word is important.
Today’s verse shows us that we aren’t to just eat food and that’s all we need for growth. Instead, it tells us that we need also need to feed on the Word of God. Feeding on God’s word might sound weird, but it’s really helpful for your spiritual growth.
The Bible helps us learn right from wrong. It helps us make good decisions and makes us wise.
God’s word is a powerful tool in our lives. Your heart was made for God’s word. God’s word is a seed that produces growth and life in your life. So if you haven’t, find ways to make time for God’s word. It might be something simple like reading a quick devotion every day or listening to a YouTube sermon or Podcast. Even if you don’t like to read there are many ways to get God’s word in your heart.
So today, make God’s word a priority in your life. Don’t go a day without spending time in God’s word!