Do You Have a Grip on the Word?

The ladies Bible study at my church just started up for a new season. As we began to dive into our study my pastor encouraged all of the ladies to get a grip on the Word. Pastor asked if we could pick up our Bibles with one finger or two or three. Then he shared an illustration of a hand holding a Bible. Each finger represented one aspect of how to get a grip on the Word.
The fingers represent hear, read, study, memorize and meditate.

These disciplines ensure that we will have a solid grip on God’s Word. Do you and I have a weak grip or a strong grip? Where might you have to get a firmer grip? When you and I take full advantage of these disciplines our grip will be stronger than ever!


Kathy Withers is on staff at America’s Keswick and serves in Partner Care. Kathy has been married to her husband Dave for 30 years. They have two adult children. Kathy is active in her local Church and teaches a Bible Study for women. Her passion is to encourage women to deepen their walk with Jesus Christ by finding and living out the truths of God’s Word.

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