1. The importance of genuinely receiving God's Word a) The salvation of your soul b) The soil of your soul
2. Hinderances to genuinely receiving God's Word a) Being quick to speak b) Being quick to anger c) Hanging on to filthiness d) Being influenced by the wickedness of this world
3. How to genuinely receive God's Word a) Receive with meekness * Meekness means you receive ... * Meekness means you submit to ... * Meekness means you listen to ... b) Reflect the truth c) Respond by doing * Apply the Word of God to ... * Apply the Word of God to ... * Apply the Word of God to ... d) Rejoice in blessing * Liberty * Fulfilment
Conclusion: * We need to be constantly reminded of how important it is that we respond to God's Word genuinely if we ourselves are to be genuine.