Meditation on God’s word is to the soul what getting under a shower is to body. cleansing of the mind will, and emotions is an essential component of sanctification; being set apart for the service of God. Jesus prayed: ” Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word’s truth ( John 17: 17 ). Jesus also said: ” Now you are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you ( John 15: 3 ). The apostle James: ” Receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. ” ( James 1: 21 ). Follow this instructions and begin today to meditate on the word of God.
As you do, your life will be blessed with increase success, wisdom, faith, fellowship, and victory, with the King of kings and the Lord of lords: Jesus Christ.
Furthermore, for your exhortation; ” Meditation ” is a prayerful reflection upon words of scripture. Meditation on the word of God, so that we can mature in our understanding and application of God’s word. However, meditation is the activity of calling to mind, and thinking over and over, and dwelling on, and applying to oneself, the various things that one knows about the works and ways, and purposes, and promises of God.
Let us try to consider today the first ” premium ” of Scripture meditation: Success!
God uses the words good success, to describe the rewards that He will give to those who walk in OBEDIENCE to His ways and meditate on His word day and night. The Lord instructed Joshua who led the children of Israel into the promised land with these words: ” This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth. But thou shall meditate therein day and night that thou may observe to do according to all that is written; for there you shall make thy way prosperous and then you shall have good success. ” ( Joshua 1: 8 )
King David contrasts the destructive results of following the false philosophies of men with the prosperity that comes from meditating on God’s word and obeying it: “ Blessed is the man that walked not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sited in the seat of the beautiful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and his law, does he meditate day and night, and he shall be like a tree planted by rivers, that brings forth his fruit in his season, his leaf also not wither, and whatsoever, he does shall prosper. The ungodly are not so but are like the chaff which driven away .”( Psalm 1: 1-4 ).