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Keep it Tied Tight

The Watered Soul: Keep it Tied Tight

Mar 29, 2011

Keep it Tied Tight

Behind those crisp pages a new story unfolds. There lies a new truth to be discovered. Big ones, little ones, entertainment ones, or enlightening ones…I am never too far away from a book. Even with all the advances in technology, I still prefer to clutch them in my hands.

Today as I read this passage in Deuteronomy 29:18, So commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these words of mine. Tie them to your hands and wear them on your forehead as reminders, I was reminded of the importance of maBOAT_HANDS_(2)king THE BOOK the number one book I keep grasped in my hands.

His Word was not meant to be tucked away on shelves only to be brought out on special days of the week. The more our hands are found tied to His Word the more seeps down into the crevices of heart. And just when life dishes out something you think you can’t handle, the Holy Spirit brings to your remembrance a word…the Word that sustains, comforts, guides or corrects.

May a hunger for His Word be stirred a fresh in each of us today.

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24 Comments:

At March 29, 2011 at 8:45 AM , Blogger Joanne Sher said...

Great image, AND reminder. It needs to be close - to our hands, feet, and heart.

 
At March 29, 2011 at 8:49 AM , Blogger Stuff could always be worse said...

I love this reminder of this verse. We do need to bind it to our hearts, etc.
kim

 
At March 29, 2011 at 9:17 AM , Blogger a sojourner said...

amen!!!

love this post sister:)

quote:

the more(Living Water) seeps down into the crevices of heart.

Wanda...you truly are a Watered soul and your's and His blog is appropiately named!!!

 
At March 29, 2011 at 3:24 PM , Blogger Mystiqua K said...

Wanda your blog is so pretty and refreshing! Amen!

 
At March 29, 2011 at 5:25 PM , Blogger Pat said...

Amen!!! Good word!!
Love ya and your new look.

 
At March 29, 2011 at 6:29 PM , Blogger Rita Garcia said...

Thanks for this beautiful reminder to hunger after His Word!

Thanks for visiting my blog today! Your comment was a blessing to me!

 
At March 30, 2011 at 7:02 AM , OpenID wisdomvirtueandrubies said...

Wanda, the image is such a perfect visual. Thank you for reminding us of the priority of God's word.

 
At March 30, 2011 at 7:56 AM , Blogger Pam said...

Good morning! What a wonderful piece to read for this morning's devotions!I would like to pass on to you the Inspiring Blog Award which you can pick up at http://astorybookworld.blogspot.com/p/awards.html.
Your blog is a blessing to me each time I visit. Thank you for following the Spirit's leading and posting your thoughts.

 
At March 30, 2011 at 9:15 AM , Anonymous Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for Grandparents and Caregivers said...

Hi Wanda, Wonderful analogy and words of encouragement along with such a great graphic. Thank you for such vital advice. May we always make the Word of God the top priority in our day! :)

 
At March 30, 2011 at 9:45 AM , Blogger Toia said...

And awesome and encouraging word!! It so true that we should not read the Bible on special ocassions, but all the time. So when trials come, we can stand on God's Word without wavering or compromising who we are in Christ!!

Blessings to you!!! Happy WFW!! =D

 
At March 30, 2011 at 10:29 AM , Blogger Lisa said...

Wanda, that scripture has been on my heart lately too. We must grasp tightly to God above all else.
I found you through WFW at Internet Cafe. I'm your newest follower.
Many blessings!

 
At March 30, 2011 at 1:53 PM , Blogger lori said...

Wanda! THIS is why I LOVE Deuteronomy...these reminders tucked into God's Word!
THIS inspires me and reminds me! I LOVE this and I LOVE the new look!! SO clean and pretty....springy! ;)

Thank you for the blessing that I'm leaving with!
peace,
lori

 
At March 30, 2011 at 2:34 PM , Blogger Alida said...

What a great word! Thank you!

 
At March 30, 2011 at 7:55 PM , Blogger Just Be Real said...

Certainly a convicting reminder Wanda. Blessings to you dear one.

 
At March 30, 2011 at 8:12 PM , Anonymous Stefanie Brown said...

This is an amazing Word! Love the picture!

 
At March 31, 2011 at 2:34 PM , Blogger Monica said...

Inspirational post!! Found you from the A-Z Challenge, it sounds like it’s going to be so much fun and I can’t wait to get started!! I’m now following your blog on GFC and I hope you have a chance to check out my blog and maybe follow me back!!
Monica
http://oldermommystillyummy.blogspot.com/

 
At March 31, 2011 at 3:58 PM , Blogger Wanda said...

Thanks for sharing your thoughts. Bud, your comment touch my heart :) Hi Lisa, glad to have you as follower. I look forward to getting to know more about you. Pam thank you for the award. Monica, I'm looking forward to reading your post as we take on the challenge.

 
At March 31, 2011 at 5:42 PM , Blogger Sharon Kirby said...

Amen, Wanda! There have been many days (especially lately) when I literally run to my Bible. It's the only place that calms me down sometimes.

His Word - His peace.

GOD BLESS!

 
At March 31, 2011 at 7:48 PM , Blogger Niki said...

Thanks Wanda, I think I have the link working now :)

Wool'n'Nuts

 
At March 31, 2011 at 10:18 PM , Blogger Ella said...

A creative reminder; Great Job Wanda!

 
At April 1, 2011 at 12:40 PM , Blogger Karen said...

Amen! Nothing satisfies that deepest hunger but the Word....

 
At April 4, 2011 at 7:57 PM , Blogger bettyl said...

It's harder these days with so many distractions, but it is so worth getting into the Word.

 
At April 10, 2011 at 10:38 PM , Blogger Carole in the Faith Lounge said...

When I quench my thirst with the Word of God, nothing else matters.

The answer to every problem is in the Word, we just need to keep digging deeper.

Praise the Lord:)

Thank You Wanda for a great post, still loving your site :)

 
At April 17, 2011 at 5:32 PM , Blogger Dean Spencer said...

Wanda,

I completely agree. We definitely need to keep God's Word close to us at all times!

God bless!
Dean

 

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