Scripture is the Word of God.
And God speaks to those that listen.
Few listen, but those who do
Have heard no less than scripture.
They have heard the very Word of God.
And that Word is no less binding upon them
Than what we have canonized as scripture,
Perhaps more binding, for it is God’s very word to them.
It is personal. And it is incumbent upon them to heed and to obey.
And if they obey God’s Word to them,
If they treasure their personal scripture
More than all the world,
Then God will speak again,
And again, and again, and again.
And His Word will spring up inside them,
A spring of living water welling up to eternal life.
But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life. John 4:14