Phi_4:9, Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.
It’s not enough to read or hear the word of God, or even to know it well. We must also put it into practice – at all cost.
It is easy to listen to a sermon or teaching and forget what the preacher or the teacher said.
It is easy to read the bible and not think about how to live differently when we are faced with manifold challenges of life and ministry.
It is easy to debate what a passage means and not live out the meaning.
Exposure to God’s Word is not enough.
It must lead to obedience and compliance.