As a young pastor, I read everything I could find about the great evangelist of the 19th century, D.L. Moody. I was once blessed to touch the pulpit he used in Chicago. To me, that was like touching the bat Babe Ruth used to hit his last home run.
In Moody’s biography, I read an interesting anecdote. Moody once felt a twinge of guilt if he heard the blacksmiths hammering before he was up studying the Bible.
The importance of studying God’s Word cannot be overstated. And there is no better time to do that than in the morning, at the start of every day.
Joshua spoke to this when he said, “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful” (Joshua 1:8).
Recovery Step: Do you want to know freedom? Then start each day in the Word of God.