Catechism Question #75 (October)
Q. How is the Word to be read and heard that it may become effectual to salvation?
A. That the Word may become effectual to salvation, we must attend to it with diligence, preparation, and prayer, receive it with faith, and love, lay it up into our hearts, and practice it in our lives.
James 1:25 - But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does.