The Word of the Living God

The Word of the Living God…

converts souls (Psalm 19:7A),

makes the simple wise (Psalm 19:7B),

rejoices our hearts (Psalm 19:8A),

enlightens our eyes (Psalm 19:8B),

upholds us when we’re stumbling (Job 4:4),

keeps our ways pure (Psalm 119:9),

keeps us from sin (Psalm 119:11),

revives us (Psalm 119:25),

strengthens us (Psalm 119:28),

is as a lamp to our feet and a light to our path (Psalm 119:105),

gives us life (Psalm 119:107),

gives light and imparts understanding to the simple (Psalm 119:130),

endures forever (Psalm 119:160),

will never pass away (Mark 13:31),

sanctifies us (John 17:17),

is like fire (Jeremiah 23:29A),

is like a hammer that shatters rocks in pieces (Jeremiah 23:29B),

is like a sword that cuts and pierces hearts (Acts 2:37),

is sweeter than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb (Psalm 19:10B),

nourishes us as the rain and snow nourish the earth (Isaiah 55:11A),

accomplishes God’s purpose and succeeds in the thing for which He sends it (Isaiah 55:11B),

is living and active,

is sharper than any two-edged sword,

pierces to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow,

discerns the thoughts and intentions of the heart (Hebrews 4:12),

builds us up and gives us the inheritance among all those who are sanctified (Acts 20:32),

is at work in true believers (1 Thessalonians 2:13),

is the instrument by which the Holy Spirit regenerates dead sinners (James 1:18),

brings life where there’s death and hopelessness (Ezekiel 37:10),

gives us victory over the evil one (1 John 2:14),

equips the saints for the work of ministry (Ephesians 4:12A),

builds up the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:12B),

matures us (Ephesians 4:13),

establishes us (Ephesians 4:14),

cleansed us (Ephesians 5:26),

heals us and delivers us from destruction (Psalm 107:20),

is profitable for teaching, reproof, correction, and training in righteousness (2 Timothy 3:16),

completes God’s messengers (2 Timothy 3:17A),

equips us for every good work (2 Timothy 3:17B),

is what we’re to live by (Deuteronomy 8:3)

is what we’re to hang upon (Luke 19:48),

is to be received (John 17:8),

is to be trembled at (Isaiah 66:2),

is to be hoped in (Psalm 119:74),

is to be trusted (Psalm 119:42),

is to be made known (Colossians 1:25),

is to be declared clearly (Colossians 4:4),

is to be heralded (2 Timothy 4:2),

is to be unfolded (Psalm 119:30),

is to dwell in us richly (Colossians 3:16),

is to be our meditation (Psalm 119:148),

is to be desired more than gold and fine gold (Psalm 19:10A),

is able to make us wise for salvation through faith in Christ (2 Timothy 3:15),

will judge the wicked on the last day (John 12:48),

is instrumental in the Spirit’s monergistic work of regeneration (1 Peter 1:23),

engenders saving faith in the human heart (Romans 10:17),

testifies of Christ (John 5:39),

is to be admired, praised, extolled, and celebrated (Psalm 56:10).

All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord remains forever. (1 Peter 1:24-25)