BIBLE, reading of
That book, sir, is the rock on which our republic rests.
The N.T. is the very best book that was or ever will be known in the world.
It is impossible to righteously govern the world without God and the Bible.
Within the covers of one single book, the Bible, are all the answers to all the
problems that face us today--if only we would read and believe.
Never let good books take the place of the Bible. Drink from the Well, not from the
streams that flow from the Well.
God is everywhere. However, He does not want you to reach out for Him everywhere but
only in the Word. Reach out for it and you will grasp Him aright. Otherwise you are
tempting God and setting up idolatry. That is why He has established a certain method for
us. This teaches us how and where we are to look for Him and find Him, namely, in the
When their son left for his freshman year at Duke University, his parents gave him a
Bible, assuring him it would be a great help. Later, as he began sending them letters
asking for money, they would write back telling him to read his Bible, citing chapter and
verse. He would reply that he was reading the Bible--but he still needed money. When he
came home for a semester break, his parents told him they knew he had not been reading his
Bible. How? They had tucked $10 and $20 bills by the verses they had cited in their
John T. Spach, in Reader's Digest.