Three Results of Reading Scripture Should Be Humility, Obeying, and Fearing God

An excellent passage in Deuteronomy 17, shows three results of reading the Bible (specifically in this case, the Old Testament) should be humility and fearing God:

“And when he (a king of Israel) sits on the throne of his kingdom, he shall write for himself in a book a copy of this law, approved by the Levitical priests. And it shall be with him, and he shall read in it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the LORD his God by keeping all the words of this law and these statutes, and doing them, that his heart may not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, either to the right hand or to the left, so that he may continue long in his kingdom, he and his children, in Israel.”
-Deuteronomy 17:18-20

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About Aaron Golby

Christian. Husband to Katherine.
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