Mountain Top Life Daily Devotional 23 June 2023 By Dr. D.K Olukoya – Importance Of Bible Memorisation
TOPIC: Importance Of Bible Memorisation (Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministries, MFM Devotional 23 June 2023)
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Psalms 42, Psalms 43, Psalms 44, 1 Corinthians 4, 1 Corinthians 5
FIRE SCRIPTURE: Deuteronomy 11:16-19 (KJV)
16 Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;
17 And then the Lord’s wrath be kindled against you, and he shut up the heaven, that there be no rain, and that the land yield not her fruit; and lest ye perish quickly from off the good land which the Lord giveth you.
18 Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.
19 And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
MEMORY VERSE: “Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)” – Hebrews 10:23
Let God be your shelter. That is the secret of true security and immunity.
PRAISE AND WORSHIP:
Take praise and worship songs as led by the Holy Spirit
PROPHETIC WORD FOR TODAY:
THE WORD OF GOD SHALL NOT DEPART FROM YOUR MOUTH ALL THE DAYS OF YOUR LIFE, IN THE NAME OF JESUS.
MFM Devotional For Today 2023 MESSAGE:
Bible memorisation helps us walk in holiness, fights our sins and helps us to grow in affection for Christ. It also helps to cultivate deep and abiding joy in the Lord who has revealed Himself to us through the scripture.
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The method for Bible memorisation is very simple. Once or twice a day, read aloud the verse or passage you are memorising. As the word becomes familiar, you continue once or twice in a day until you are able to recite the verse or passage completely with confidence.
Bible memorisation helps us to dwell in the presence of the Lord daily. How? It increases our daily prayers, filling our minds with the reminder of God’s promises. It reminds us throughout the days of our life, and how to live by His word. It helps us to keep away from sin, withstand temptation and change our attitudes to reflect Him.
Reading the Bible on a regular and consistent basis has several benefits. The Bible shows us God’s character and provides us with God’s revelation. It shows us God’s holy character, His unchanging way as well as His faithful, loving character.
Memorisation exercises more extensive section of our brains more than our passive activities. Not only does memorisation help us to walk in holiness, fight our sin and grow in affection for Christ. It helps us to cultivate deep and abiding joy in God who has lovingly revealed Himself to us through the scripture. We might think memorisation is for the General Overseers or pastors, but we are all called to carry God’s word in our hearts.
When you are entrenched in worldly living or feel defeated when fighting a particular sin in your life, you are encouraged to memorise the scripture. Mumble it, rehearse it, pray it, speak it, remember it. Take as much time you need every day. May the Lord help you, in the name of Jesus.
- Power to connect to the word of God, fall upon my life, in the name of Jesus.
- Word of the living God, envelop my life, in the name of Jesus.
- Satanic termites operating in my spiritual life, dry up and die, in the name of Jesus.
- Let those who hate me because of my glory expire, in the name of Jesus.
- The word of God that cannot be disgraced, enter my life, in the name of Jesus.
- Satanic serpent biting the word of God from my brain, die, in the name of Jesus.
- Holy Ghost, arise and disgrace the enemies of my progress, in the name of Jesus.
MOUNTAIN TOP LIFE is a daily devotional by Dr. D.K Olukoya (General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, Worldwide)