Jesus said: "I am a the Way, the Truth and the Life". "I am the bread that came down from heaven". I am the Good Shepherd. I am the Creator. I am your Savior. I am the Alpha and Omega, Beginning and End.
In the Puritan community many people used the Bible everyday to read and pray to God. Puritans saw the Bible as God's laws. If people did not read the bible it was thought that they were worshipping the devil.