Category Archives: The Word of God

“Are You Willing to Put That in Writing?

That question – “Will you put it in writing?” – has stopped more big talkers in their tracks than we could ever count.  People can promise you the world until you ask for a written record that would hold them to … Continue reading

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Is the Bible Subject to Interpretation?

Before I started reading the Bible for myself as an adult, I subscribed to the view that “the Bible is subject to interpretation.”  By this, I meant that it wouldn’t be worth my time to read the Bible because its meaning … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit and the Holy Scriptures

The Scriptures (i.e. the Bible) came about because the Holy Spirit inspired men to speak, and write, for God.  Therefore, the Bible can be rightly seen as the word of the Holy Spirit and the word of God.  Yet the … Continue reading

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Faith Does Not Make Something True

Faith does not make something true; it cannot make something true.  Something is either true or it isn’t; faith cannot change it.  Rather, faith recognizes and accepts what is true.  Faith therefore submits to reality. Unbelief rejects what is true.  Unbelief … Continue reading

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Why Do We Read the Bible?

…Peter said: “I most certainly understand now that God is not one to show partiality, but in every nation the man who fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him. –  Acts 10:34-35 Since God welcomes the person … Continue reading

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There is no substitute for the word of God

Human thinking has limitations.  That’s why God speaks to us. If we could solve our problems by thinking hard enough, He would have remained silent so that we could figure things out in silence.  The reason He gave us the … Continue reading

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We Eat at a Table the World Does Not See

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies… –  Psalm 23:5 The Lord feeds us at a table the world does not see.  It is the king’s table and it is bountiful. The bounty of this … Continue reading

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We Have Food to Eat the World Knows Nothing About

But He said to them, “I have food to eat that you do not know about.” –  John 4:32 …To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden manna… –  Revelation 2:17 But He answered and … Continue reading

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You Need to Hear the Word of the Lord Every Day

If you want to live  – truly live and not merely exist – you need to listen for the word of the Lord every day. It’s not enough to just try to live according to your conscience.  Why?  Because your … Continue reading

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The Word of the Lord Is Alive

The word of the Lord is not like the word of people.  The word of the Lord stands forever.  The word of the Lord continues to speak.  It carries the same force when remembered as it did when it was … Continue reading

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