This is a a bottle. It is my water bottle. Anyone who is around me for long knows that I carry this bottle wherever I go. When I forget and leave it somewhere, I miss it. Thankfully it is usually left in a place I can retrieve it.
Makes me think…
This is a Bible. This is my Bible. Those around me know that this is my Bible. But I don’t physically carry it with me wherever I go. But, I can carry what I know from this book wherever I go. When I don’t have it, I should miss it like I do my water bottle.
I think of Psalm 119:11
“Your word have I hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You”
They need to see that I have hidden Gods word in my heart that I might not sin.
My thoughts, attitudes, actions, words, and my countenance all reveal whether I am as devoted to “carrying” my Bible as I am to “carrying” my water bottle.
“My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.”
2 Corinthians 12:9