How does the Bible function in Christian spirituality and spiritual exercises? The article argues that the Bible's potential to facilitate an encounter with God is underestimated. The author reflects on the way Psalm 119 relates to the believer. The psalm is acknowledged as acting upon the reader and is not seen merely as a passive object of study. The article argues for a more central place for the Bible in spiritual practice and makes suggestions for how to put this into practice.
This article considers the phrase "Scripture saturation," with Psalm 119:11 as starting point.
How should we approach reading the Bible, Bibly study, and devotions? What attitude should we have? Believing that the Bible is God's inspired word will create an attitude of awe. Christians should view God's word as governing every aspect of their life. The author looks at this awe from Psalm 119:161.