Importance of Memorizing Scripture

WHOM SHALL I FEAR, THE LORD IS MY LIGHT AND MY SALVATION! This week I’m memorizing Psalm 27..can you tell?

I want to emphasize the importance of memorizing the Word. This is for the sole purpose of having a literally impenetrable barrier to Satan’s attacks slash fiery arrows.

For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12)

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 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 2:14-17

Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation. For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 2 Peter 1:20-21

And the words of the LORD are flawless, like silver refined in a furnace of clay, purified seven times. Psalsm 12:6

The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple. The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes. Psalm 19:3

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