Using the written word as a tool of dominion over a world
created by the Incarnate Word
- 1. To perform the act of reading.
- So they read in the book of the law of God
distinctly, and gave the sense. Neh. viii.
- 2. To be studious; to practice much reading.
- It is sure that Fleury reads. --
- 3. To learn by reading.
- I have read of an eastern king who put a judge to
death for an iniquitous sentence. --
Webster's 1st ed., 1828
I know that leaders are readers. I read God's Word and the works
of those who are proven in obedience to His Law. I read
publications which are of value, not those which
merely claim to be.
Because I meditate on God's Word, and because God's Word
applies to every area of life, and because the Word of God dwells
in me, I read words quickly and easily with great comprehension of
all subject matter.
I am a man of the Word.
I am becoming more and more literate.
My friends know me to be well-informed.
My family sees me becoming more and more knowledgeable.
My parents are proud of my informed outlook.
My inquisitive habits are an asset to my community.
Those I work with are delighted that I am becoming more and
I am not afraid to read in a TV-addicted culture.
My desire to be wise pleases God.
I am committed to becoming more and more understanding.
People around me can depend on me to find the needed
The Spirit empowers me to be intelligent and discerning.
I often think about how I can read more rapidly and
I appreciate words.
My spirit reverberates with the Word of God.
I have a natural affinity with words.
I am at home with the printed page.
These words resonate in my being; I use them often:
And we know that all things work together for good to those
who love God, to those who are the called according to His
purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be
conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn
among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29
I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have
kept Thy Law.
-- Psalm 119:55
This isn't that New Age
"Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??