The Relevance of Revelation
by Connie Chamberlain
Throughout the course of time, there have been many people who doubt the Bible as having any cultural relevance for their lives today. But I submit to you that as you make the Holy Spirit your teacher God’s Word will take on a reality that will hit you right where you live. It never ceases to amaze me how something that was written between 1900 and 3400 years ago can profoundly impact and change our very existence.
We can certainly read the Bible as a history book, because the events narrated therein really did take place. But if we stop there we will never know that life-changing destiny that God has in mind for us. This written word is just one of ways our God (invisible, yet infinite) desires to speak to us. Our very lives and destiny are woven among the ancient inscriptions. As we allow His Spirit to open our spiritual eyes and ears, His truths will provide the answers to those foundational questions we were born to ask:
Thirsty For More
As Christians, we have all experienced those times of spiritual dryness where reading the Bible seems dull and lackluster. Yet God by way of the Holy Spirit is always drawing, always wooing, always whispering to our hearts to come closer and reach higher. A fresh touch from the Lord is awaiting us today as we respond to His still small voice. Without vision, He says, the people will perish.
Sweeter Than Honey
I don’t know about you, but I know what a sweet tooth I have. I have often been known to quip, “Life is uncertain; eat dessert first” or “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” Yet He compares His Word as having a sweetness that will satisfy a craving in ways that chocolate cannot. Psalm 119:103 says, “How sweet are Your words to my taste; sweeter than honey to my mouth!” Let’s experience this sweetness together as we taste and see that the Lord is good!