The Morning Devotional for April 13, 2021:
The Preaching of God’s Word, Part 12

My son, if you receive my words
and treasure up my commandments with you, (Prov. 2:1, ESV)

I have stored up your word in my heart,
that I might not sin against you. (Ps. 119:11, ESV)

As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience. (Luke 8:15, ESV)

But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing. (James 1:25, ESV)

WLC 160 What is required of those that hear the word preached?
It is required of those that hear the word preached, that they attend upon it with diligence, (Prov. 8:34) preparation, (1 Pet. 2:1–2Luke 8:18) and prayer; (Ps. 119:18Eph. 6:18–19) examine what they hear by the scriptures; (Acts 17:11) receive the truth with faith, (Heb. 4:2) love, (2 Thess. 2:10) meekness, (James 1:21) and readiness of mind, (Acts 17:11) as the word of God; (1 Thess. 2:13) meditate, (Luke 9:44Heb. 2:1) and confer of it; (Luke 24:14Deut. 6:6–7) hide it in their hearts, (Prov. 2:1Ps. 119:11) and bring forth the fruit of it in their lives. (Luke 8:15James 1:25)

Previous Editions of The Morning Devotional: Season One (Psalm 119) | Season Two: (The Sermon on the Mount)
Previous Editions of Season Three: The Wisdom of Solomon

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