Sweet friends, want to join me in something new? Well, not really new…but new to this site!
One of my favorite ways to read and study God’s Word has been to hand copy Scripture. I have been copying Scripture for about 3 years now and it, along with Bible Journaling, has completely changed the way I read and study the Bible. I love it so much, and hardly miss a day.
Writing down Scripture makes the words come to life in a powerful way. As a busy mom, I know I can be distracted by a million things when I read. It takes more concentration to write something down, right? Writing down God’s Word helps you engage another sense, so you are able to remember what you read more easily, and meditate on it throughout the day.
In Deuteronomy 17, verses 18-20, Moses speaks:
“Also it shall be, when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write for himself a copy of this law in a book, from the one before the priests, the Levites. And it shall be with him, and he shall read it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the Lord his God and be careful to observe all the words of this law and these statutes, that his heart may not be lifted above his brethren, that he may not turn aside from the commandment to the right hand or to the left, and that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his children in the midst of Israel.”
Writing out Scripture was a Biblical practice!
I am bringing my love for Scripture Writing to you, in the hopes that you will join me on this beautiful journey. The FROM THE HEART study will come out each month, Lord willing, and will be a topical study.
During the month of August, we will be reading and writing about WAITING on the Lord. This topic is something that I know I need to reminded of each day. I have been in a long season of waiting, my friends. Let us be reminded that our waiting restores strength. God is far greater than any strength we could ever conjure on our own. He is always at work in us and promises that our waiting will never be useless.
Psalm 27: 14 is a reminder of to us to WAIT for Him.
“Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”
Join me! If you have the FROM THE HEART PRAYER JOURNAL, that is a perfect place to copy down these Scriptures. If not, any journal or pretty notebook will do. Let’s do this together! Comment in the monthly thread on Facebook as we start a beautiful community around writing the Scriptures and hearing God speak to us and through us.