The Bible is absolute truth, and, if prayed through and obeyed, will formulate your value system and lead you into the will of God. It is through this Book that God speaks to us.
Scripture praying is the practice of using God’s Word as the foundation for our communion with Him. The Word and prayer are inseparable. When one engages in prayer without the Word it can lead to mysticism; when one uses the Word without prayer, it can lead to legalism, intellectualism and coldness of heart.
Even the most sincere believers can mishandle the Scriptures if they don’t practice discernment. All too often, careless observations lead to faulty interpretations and improper conclusions. This can be avoided by a simple three step process: Observe—Interpret—Apply.
This unique form of two-way conversation, Scripture Praying, will give you the certainty of knowing that God’s word will providentially nourish, instruct, guide, convict and purify your soul as you live for the glory of our King!
The following calendar outline can be used as an aid to pray various portions of Scripture for personal devotions throughout the year:
Note: When praying through the imprecatory Psalms, you may want to think of the “flesh,” that great enemy of our soul, as a synonym for the word “enemy(ies).”