- The truths of the Word help us learn about the Lord and see Him in our minds. For the Word is from the Lord, about the Lord, and indeed is the Lord.
- As we grow in this understanding, our ability to see the Lord’s living presence in His Word will increase.
- What are some ways to make time for reading the Lord’s Word?
- How might you integrate reading the Lord’s Word into your family life? Perhaps reading a few verses aloud after dinner or at bedtime?
Resources for Various Ages
- Read “The Lord as the Word” by Glenn G. Alden
The Word is the Lord, talking to you, teaching you, helping you to understand what is good and right.
- The Story Basket activity (ages 4 and up)
Put things in a basket that suggest stories of the Word and use them to review the stories with young children.
- Angels Nearby When Reading the Lord’s Word by Marguerite L. Acton
A picture to color showing guardian angels with a child who is reading the Word.
- Listen! To the Lord’s Word
Explore ways to help children and adults listen to the Lord's Word.
- The Word Mirrors the Lord (ages 6-10)
As children learn a verse from Scripture, let them glue a piece of reflective material on one of the “mirrors” around the Lord.
- Open Word Snowflake (ages 10-14)
Use this pattern to make a paper snowflake showing the open Word.
The Lord gave us a written Word, and through it, He can work a miracle in our lives. Let us open ourselves to the Lord’s leading and follow Him on the pathway to heaven.
Where the Word is read with reverence and the Lord is worshipped from the Word,
the Lord is present together with heaven (Divine Providence 2:2).