In 2008, laying everything aside to read only His Word, changed my life. I read the Bible through for the first time. Reading it and reading it again, to read again completely through over the next few years transformed my entire life. As I read the Bible, my faith increased. The more I read, the more it reinforced the realization that I had only started. Reading the Bible in a new way transitioned me to taste, chew, swallow, digest, and metabolize a new cuisine of spiritual food.
I was connecting with His living Word, allowing it to grow in me and gaining the ability to live it out. Now I seldom miss a day of ingesting His Word in some way. His Word renews my life daily as I read it to taste, grow, and live the Christ life. Now I read and connect with the words on the page to unite with my heart and life.
“How do you read?” Do you read scripture out of habit? Do you read to unite with the words in order that they might become the Living Word in you? I want to change the way we all read scripture. Join me as I describe the details of the ALIVE Recipe ingredients and instructions in the upcoming weeks. The instructions call for blending contemporary ingredients with the ancient art of reading scripture. We will see how our Christian ancestors read scripture in order to savor them. You will experience the same connection with the Living Word when you read scripture using the ALIVE Recipe. Learn to hear His Spirit speak to you so that you might live out the words He speaks.
How do you read scripture?
- Reserve your membership at the Alive Table
- Register for Bible Life Coaching
- Join Word Feasts: Simply Delicious Bible Studies Online or Locally
Carolyn Marlowe, CCLC @ www.alivebyhisword.com