John Piper,in a sermon from Hebrews 4:12-13 “The Word of God: Living, Active, Sharp” Now the point of today’s text (Hebrews 4:12–13) is to help us do that by telling us about this Word. Be diligent, verse 11 says, because (verse 12 says) the Word of God is . . . And then it tells us … More Living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword
John Piper, in a sermon, “A Year-End Look at Jesus Christ” The voice says in [Revelation 1] v. 11, “Write in a book what you see, and send it to the seven churches.” This means that the vision John is about to get is meant not just for him but for us as well. And … More See Jesus through Revelation
James 1:21 Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. John Piper, in a sermon, “Receive With Meekness the Implanted Word” Receive it—this implanted word. In other words, if you treat the word of God like your kidneys, you are making … More Soul Survival
And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your … More Ryle: the only rule, and measure, and gauge of religious truth.
For the word of the LORD is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. —Psalm 33:4 ESV Charles Spurgeon, in The Treasury of David: Whatever God has ordained must be good, and just, and excellent. There are no anomalies in God’s universe, except what sin has made; his word of command … More God writes with a pen that never blots, speaks with a tongue that never slips, acts with a hand which never fails.
Sam Storms on Psalm 19 (from Enjoying God Ministries): The power of the Word of God is perhaps nowhere better seen than in Psalm 19. There we find six declarations that tell us what the Bible IS and DOES: 6 nouns, 6 adjectives, 6 verbs. The focus is on the identity, the quality, and the … More Psalm 19: Declaring what the Bible IS and DOES
Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah in Tahpanhes: “Take in your hands large stones and hide them in the mortar in the pavement that is at the entrance to Pharaoh’s palace in Tahpanhes, in the sight of the men of Judah, and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of … More The people of God may be bound, but the word of God is never bound.
For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour my Spirit upon your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. They shall spring up among the grass like willows by flowing streams. —Isaiah 44:3-4 John Piper, in a sermon from Isaiah 44:1-5, “A Precious Promise: The Outpouring … More Pour the Word into Your Mind and Heart
Whoever despises the word brings destruction on himself, but he who reveres the commandment will be rewarded. -Proverbs 13:13 From Faith’s Checkbook by C. H. Spurgeon: HOLY awe of God’s Word is at a great discount. Men think themselves wiser than the Word of the Lord, and sit in judgment upon it. “So did not … More Spurgeon: rewards of obedience make us scorn the scorning of the scorner.
1 Thessalonians 2:13 And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers. John Piper, in a sermon, “How to … More Embrace the Word of God for what it really is