Another Bible Survey
Hebrews 11:6 says: "But without faith it is impossible please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him."
Romans 10:17 says: "So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God."
II Timothy 2:15 says: "Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly diving the work of truth."
II Timothy 2:2 says: "And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also."
II Timothy 3:14-17 says: "But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God maybe complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work."
Hebrews 4:12 says: "For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart."
Psalms 1:1,2 says: "Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and in His law he meditates day and night."
The Lord's injunction to Joshua (Jos. 1:8,9): "This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success."
These are but a few of the references concerning the Word of God. They are sufficient to show to the reader the need for a sound and firm knowledge of His Word. May these scriptures prompt us to make a more concerted effort to study God's Word.