memorise is to store God’s Word in your mind for future
use. Doing this has a way of changing your life subconsciously.
Psalms 119:11 says: ‘Thy Word have I hid in mine heart
that I might not sin against thee.’
Word of God is the weapon with which you can fight the devil
and every difficult situation or condition. Many times, when
you find yourself at the battle front you might not have a
Bible with you. It is the amount of God’s Word you have
already committed to your heart that the Holy Spirit will
reach out for, from your store, to defeat the enemy during
temptations and attack. The Word of God is life. How much
of God’s word you hide in your heart determines how
much of God’s life is in you. How much of God’s
life is on your inside determines how mush of God you carry
Word of God is the means by which you can renew your mind
according to Romans 12:2. through storing God’s Word
in your heart, you can begin to think God’s thoughts
and see thongs through God’s eyes.
memorise, read the verse aloud to yourself. Recite it one
phrase at a time until the entire verse is committed to memory.
You do yourself a world of good by taking pains to commit
memory verse to the store of your heart. Like a few highly
disciplined believers, you can go beyond this and commit whole
passages and chapters of the Bible to memory, so that you
become a walking, talking Bible.
meditate is to digest God’s Word. It is to move the
Word of God from your head into your heart, making it a permanent
part of your life. Joshua 1:8 says: ‘This book of the
law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate
therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according
to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy
way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.’
is paying attentions to God’s Word with the intention
of putting it into practice. It means taking out some time
to think upon a particular verse or passage, asking questions.
Your mind should be open to the Holy Spirit for his guidance.
Your focus should not be distracted. And in the process, the
Lord could take you on a journey into revelations. Through
meditation, you can receive the secrets of breakthrough, success,
enduring peace, lasting joy and all-round blessedness.