You Can be an Overcomer
acter, of His dealings with men, and the great work of redemption. Fill the whole heart with the words of God. They are the living water, quenching your burning thirst. They are the living bread from heaven.
The theme of redemption is one that the an- gels desire to look into; it will be the science and the song of the redeemed throughout the ceaseless ages of eternity. Is it not worthy of careful thought and study now? As we meditate upon the Sav- iour, there will be a hungering and thirsting of soul to become like Him whom we adore.
The Bible was written for the common people. The great truths necessary for salvation are made as clear as noonday. There is nothing more calcu- lated to strengthen the intellect than the study of the Scriptures. But there is little benefit derived from a hasty reading of the Bible. One passage stud- ied, until its significance is clear to the mind and its relation to the plan of salvation is evident, is of more value than the perusal of many chapters with no definite purpose in view and no positive instruc- tion gained.
Keep your Bible with you. As you have op- portunity, read it; fix the texts in your memory.
We cannot obtain wisdom without earnest at- tention and prayerful study. Never should the Bible be studied without prayer. Before opening its pages, we should ask for the enlightenment of the Holy Spirit, and it will be given. Angels from the world of light will be with those who in humility of heart seek for divine guidance. How must God esteem the human race, since He gave His Son to