"Dust on the Bible"
A bright little boy once took the Bible from the center table of his
dad's home and turned its dusty pages and said: "Mother, is this
"Certainly," was the good mother's reply.
"Well, I think we had
better send it back to God, for we don't use it here," said the little
This is a fair picture of many a home and the way the Bible is
treated. The center table Bible is a catch-all. It is a place for
letters, poetry and pressed flowers. He has revealed to us words of truth
and grace, and like David, we should meditate upon His word by day and by
night. The Scriptures are sufficient to make us wise unto
salvation. Christ says we are sanctified by them. Paul says we are
begotten by them. Peter says we are born again by them.