“A person is responsible to prepare his heart, but how the tongue speaks is from Adonai.” Proverbs 16:1
I have a friend who teaches “take-downs” for Brazilian Jujitsu and Mixed Martial Arts fighters. He told me that the goal of training the fighters is to drill the fundamentals into their subconscious. That way, they will recall the fight tactics in competition, without even thinking.
Today’s passage has a similar challenge, as pertains to bible study: We should be able to recall God’s Word, as if it were second nature.
Another way to look at preparing ourselves is to think of how investors treat money. As “disciples,” we should consider our time in the bible as an investment. When we meditate on scripture, it is as if we deposit money into a savings ac...