December 4, 2018 by directorfsm
Jesus spent three years teaching the Apostles including Paul (See Galatians 1:11–24) how long should we spend in the word before we are ready to minister with it in some manner even to ourselves?
The door of the Word can only opened with the key of diligence!
“Search the Scriptures!” John 5:39
The Greek word here rendered “search” signifies a strict, close, diligent, thorough search–such as men make when they are seeking gold. We must not rest content with having given a superficial reading to a chapter or two, but with the candle of the Spirit, we must deliberately seek out the spiritual essence of the Word. Holy Scripture requires searching–much of it can only be learned by careful study. There is milk for babes, but also meat for strong men.
No man who merely skims the book of God, can profit from it. We must dig and mine, until we obtain the hidden treasure. The door of the Word can only opened with the key of diligence! The Scriptures warrant searching. They are the writings of God–we dare to…
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