“In science we have been reading only the notes to a poem; in Christianity we find the poem itself.” -C.S. Lewis, Miracles
“God’s inerrant written Word is the window through which we encounter his beautiful presence.” -G.K. Beale
“The purpose of Bible reading is to listen to the living voice of God, and we need to come to our reading with that expectation.” -John Stott
The connection between God’s commandments and him is such that “to break one of God’s commands or words is to break one’s relationship with him.” -Tim Keller
“What God’s voice does, God does. God’s speaking and acting are equated.” -Tim Keller
BTW NOTE: Think about this next time you open your Bible. God speaks, today, through Scripture. This means that when your Bible is opened and you are reading it, God is acting in your life–maybe even in ways you cannot discern, but he is there at work.
“The two Testaments are the two lips by which God hath spoken to us.” -Thomas Watson, A Body of Practical Divinity