A self proclaimed christian without the Word is lost and deceived:
All true soldiers carry the Sword within;
And live by it.
Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
2Timothy 2:3-4 Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
Romans 2:13 (For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.
James 1:25 But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
Romans 13:10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.