Week 12, Day 3

Message 12: Receiving and Growing in Salvation

II. Growing by cooperating with the Lord and enjoying His rich provision

C. Reading the Word—2 Tim. 3:16–17
John 6:63 It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words which I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.
Ephesians 5:26 That He might sanctify her, cleansing her by the washing of the water in the word.
Matthew 4:4 But He answered and said, It is written, “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out through the mouth of God.”
2 Timothy 3:16–17 All Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, 17 That the man of God may be complete, fully equipped for every good work.
Ephesians 6:17 And receive the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which Spirit is the word of God.
1 Peter 2:2–3 As newborn babes, long for the guileless milk of the word in order that by it you may grow unto salvation, 3 If you have tasted that the Lord is good.
1. To receive Spirit and life—John 6:63
2. To be washed by the water in the Word—Eph. 5:26
3. To eat our spiritual food—Matt. 4:4; Eph. 6:17
4. To grow unto salvation—1 Pet. 2:2–3


Read over the outline points and verses above and use these for your prayer to spend time with the Lord in the Word in the morning. After your prayer time, jot down in your notebook one or two things that the Lord touched you with.

Later, watch the following short video podcast sometime during the day.