Why is a fantastic Question! We're glad you're asking such excellent questions!! Nice work!
It’s killer when you combine speaking and proclaiming the Word of God (truth) with worship and prayer.
It’s a way that natural discipleship, by the Word of God, can take place.
It’s an opportunity for God to speak to people directly through the Word without people’s opinions getting in the mix.
Here's some verses why this is SO IMPORTANT:
Key Verses: (Read these verses at the beginning of each gathering)
Psalm 138:1-5 (Exalt His Name and His Word above all)
2 Timothy 3:16-17 (Word of God is profitable for doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness… thoroughly equipped for every good work)
Jer. 1:12 (God watches over His Word to perform it)
Ps. 103:20 (Angels respond to the Word of God)
Mark 4: 13-20, 24-25 (Seeds planted)
Heb. 4:16 (Quick, powerful, sharper than any 2-edged sword)
Is. 55:11 (Word of God never returns to Him void)
Ps. 119:105 (Lamp to feet and light to path)
Ps. 119:130 (The entrance of the Word gives light and wisdom)
Eph 5:26 (Washing of the Word)
Rom. 10:17 (Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.)
James 1:22 (Be a doer, not a hearer only!)