Scripture memory is becoming a lost art among modern believers. If Christians knew the benefits of memorizing Scripture, we would make it a priority. Learn the power of memorizing the Word of God in this article.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
Why Memorize Scripture?
Imagine that you wanted to build a house. You hired the best architect who drew beautiful plans. You contracted the best builder to make your dream home a reality. After months of preparation, the day arrived to begin. The foundation has been laid. The project is ready to go. Excited to be starting the project, everyone showed up at the job site early. But wait a minute. You realize that you forgot to order the building material! There is no framing lumber, no nails, nothing.
There are plenty of building materials in the lumber yard. The problem is that they are not available at your job site where needed. Even if you have the best plans and the master builder, nothing can be accomplished without the proper material.
So it is with the Bible. Knowing the answers are in the Bible is not the same as having them at hand.It is an odd reality that many who believe the Bible overlook the necessity of committing Scripture to memory. Click To Tweet
The Bible will help you and everyone who hears it. However, the Bible can only help those who know it. No wonder the Devil works so hard to keep people out of God’s Word.
When you memorize Scripture, The Holy Spirit can bring it into your mind when necessary to help you and others.
Consider these real-life scenarios: