A FEW REASONS WHY IT IS IMPORTANT ARE GIVEN IN THE SCRIPTURES BELOW:
Amos 8:11(THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT REASON)
Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:
Deuteronomy 12:28 (MAKES OUR LIFE RUN SUCCESSFULLY)
Observe and hear all these words which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD thy God.
Psalm 18:30 (IT IS OUR BUCKLER)
As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.
Proverbs 30:5 (IT IS OUR SHIELD)
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
Isaiah 40:8 (IT IS ETERNAL TRUTH)
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.
Jeremiah 15:16 (IT BRINGS US JOY IN OUR LIFE)
Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.
Matthew 4:4 (WE ARE COMMANDED TO DO IT)
But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
Luke 11:28 (IT BRINGS US BLESSING)
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
Romans 10:17 (IT IS HOW WE STRENGTHEN OUR FAITH)
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Ephesians 6:17 (IT IS OUR WEAPON)
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
2 Timothy 2:15 (IN ORDER TO NOT BE ASHAMED)
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Hebrews 4:12 (IT IS OUR POWER)
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Revelation 19:13 (BECAUSE JESUS IS THE LIVING WORD)
And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.
THE AUDIO BIBLE ON LINE IS A GOOD WAY TO READ AND STUDY THE BIBLE. Go to it and put it under your favorites. It lets you visually see and hear the word. Just click on the chapter you want to hear. It is in large print. It keeps track of what you have read. Let’s see how much we can read this year. GO FOR IT.