Posts Tagged ‘Word of God’

13. Word of God: Metaphors and Similes

Monday, May 5th, 2008

God’s word is compared to a number of things. Here’s a few I thought of– please leave your comments to give us more!

God’s word is…

Psalm 119:105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

Luke 8:11 Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
1Peter 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.

Ephesians 6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God
Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword…

God’s word is like:

Silver: Psalm 12:6
Rain: Isaiah 55:10-11
Fire, a Hammer: Jeremiah 23:29

So…

God’s word is our guide, our source of birth & growth, our protection & source of conviction.
God’s words are pure, they give provision and will prosper (at the right season), they are purifying and powerful.

What are your meditations on this subject?

12. Word of God

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Just a few thoughts I have been enjoying lately in relation to the Word of God. I hope to expand on this in days to come.

John 1:14 “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.”

1 Tim. 6:15-16 “he who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light, whom no one has ever seen or can see. To him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen. “

“whom no one has ever seen or can see” – “we have seen his glory”
The Unseen was made manifest. Rays of that light too bright for the eyes of men are revealed to our hearts in the person of Jesus Christ.

“who dwells in unapproachable light” – “and dwelt among us”
The Unapproachable came “God with us” to dwell as man among men.

“who alone has immortality” – “And the Word became flesh”
Why flesh? “Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil…” Hebrews 2:14 
The Immortal came, partook of flesh, to die for sinful men!