'Moses then wrote down everything the Lord had said.' Exodus 24:4 NIV
In the Bible God sometimes told people to write down what he had told them. He said to Moses: Write down these words, because with these words I have made an agreement with you and Israel' (Exodus 34:27 NCV). And to Habakkuk he said: 'Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it' (Habakkuk 2:2 NKJV).
Writing down the things God tells and shows us can help us remember them, and can remind us of God's faithfulness and promises. It can serve as an encouragement for when we are feeling despondent and needing assurance or direction. It can show us how our relationship with God is going, and help us understand where we are at in our lives.
God loves us to express ourselves to him. He loves us to be honest with him and with ourselves, and this can be easier to do when we write it down. One way we could do this is by regularly journalling. Journalling is like a spiritual discipline. Our journalling journey can be as unique as we are: we can write in an actual journal or scrapbook or record our journey online - as long as its easy to access. If we're not such wordy people, we could draw or collage in our journal as an expression of our journey. It's a great habit to develop, whichever form it takes.
So what now? Whether you journal already, or have never tried it, set some time aside today to write down what you feel God's saying to you.
Soulfood: Isa 49-52 Luke 3:11-20 Ps 81 Pro 2:11-15,