Why the Bible is Important to Me

rtstowellI was asked recently to share why God’s Word is important to me.

Although I could speak for days on how His Word has truly transformed my life, I thought I’d include 4 points and then share the video shown to my church family.

  1. Hide the word of God in our hearts so that I may not sin against Him

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Fear or Faith

Luke 8:22 Now on one of those days Jesus and His disciples got into a boat, and He said to them, “Let us go over to the other side of the lake.” So they launched out. 23 But as they were sailing along He fell asleep; and a fierce gale of wind descended on the lake, and they began to be swamped and to be in danger. 24 They came to Jesus and woke Him up, saying, “Master, Master, we are perishing!” And He got up and rebuked the wind and the surging waves, and they stopped, and it became calm. 25 And He said to them, “Where is your faith?” They were fearful and amazed, saying to one another, “Who then is this, that He commands even the winds and the water, and they obey Him?”

 

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One of the biggest things I struggle with is fear. I’m fearful of failure and ironically enough, I’m fearful of success. I’m often hesitant to share my fear of success with people because inevitably I get looks of shock, surprise or that I’m a circus freak of sorts. I mean, why would anyone be afraid of success? Don’t we all want to succeed?

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