On the way home from a Pastor’s Prayer Breakfast we passed the sign at Lyeford Bible Church which proclaimed, “Books Inform, The Bible Transforms.”
As a regular reader of my blog you know that I love and recommend reading. I hope I have let it out that the bulk of my reading is the Bible itself. I read books about the Bible, some Christian fiction, though not much because in most of it I have never witnessed any real life like that which is portrayed. Real life Bible stories set to Hollywood films are actually cleaned up somewhat, as the real deal is too lurid for most audiences.
God’s Word assures us that upon its entrance the light is turned on in our heart.
One reasons God’s Word has transforming power is that it is inspired. Another being the characters are painted in the Cromwellian style, “Warts and all.”
Dr. Greg Dixon commented on yesterday’s program with this, “Great Bro. Larry, small is the man who does not read. I have been to the Alamo, fought the Battle of the Big Horn, sailed with Captain Ahab, etc., gone to prison with Judson and Wurmbrand, etc.”
I answered Doc with the time I read a book about the Little Big Horn written so vividly that I had scalped General Custer. It could be my Monacan blood.
Romans 10:17, “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”
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