Abide Bible – Day 17 in The Gospel of John

January 28, 2021
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Day 17

Have you ever found yourself reading a passage of Scripture but your lack of slowing down and letting that passage wash over you makes you forget what you just read? Then you must start all over, concentrating twice as hard as before. Frustrating, right?!

Thomas Manton, an English Puritan clergyman in the 17th century, said that meditation is an important key to keeping us alert as we read the Bible. To read the Scriptures and not meditate on what you read is, as Manton says, “like putting a thing into a bag with holes.”

Make sure your bag – i.e., your mind – doesn’t have any holes as you slow down and meditate on God’s Word from John 17.

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