The Bible Takes You Directly to God

oct.9“Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God’ “–Matthew 4:4.

“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work”–2 Timothy 3:16.

“Thus Scripture is a book, to which there belongeth not only reading but also the right Expositor and Revealer, to wit, the Holy Spirit. Where He openeth not Scripture, it is not understood”–Martin Luther.

“Scripture is like a pair of spectacles which dispels the darkness and gives us a clear view of God”–John Calvin.

“The truth of God is the only treasure for which we seek, and the Scripture is the only field in which we dig for it”–Charles Spurgeon.

“When you read God’s Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, “It is talking to me, and about me”–Soren Kierkegaard.

“The Bible is not an end in itself, but a means to bring men to an intimate and satisfying knowledge of  God, that they may enter into Him, that they may delight in His Presence, may taste and know the inner sweetness of the very God Himself in the core and center of their hearts”–A.W. Tozer.

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2 Comments


  1. Lonnie Wascom
    Oct 09, 2015

    Been meaning to tell you: I like the new look with the graphics. Still like the meat of the blog above all, of course–


    • Waylon
      Oct 13, 2015

      Thanks. We felt we needed to add some things to give it a little more life and more appeal.

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