Honestly, if I were able to deliver a single message to the world today, especially the Christian world itself, I think it would be this one. Why? Because we can get nothing else right until we bring the book.
We see here four realities that were true of God’s people in this incident and that should be true of us today: They Recognized the Sacredness of the Word (vv. 1–2); They Realized the Seriousness of the Word(vv. 3–8); They Remembered the Security of the Word (vv. 9–12); They Renewed their Submission to the Word (vv. 14–18).