Sermon:
Seven Wonders Of The Word Of God

Ps 19:7-14
7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.
10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
11 Moreover by them is thy servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward.
12 Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.
13 Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.
14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.


Introduction

Psalm 19 and especially these verses have been a favorite of mine for many years. It first came to my attention as a young Christian over thirty years ago when I first heard it sung on an old record by a youth singing group.

This Psalm along with Ps. 119 is one of two Psalms dedicated to extolling and exalting the Word of God.

Christians are often accused of worshipping the Bible. This is not true. We worship the God who wrote it. He alone deserves our worship. But at the same time the Bible makes this declaration concerning the Word of God.

Ps 138:2
2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

David said of God in this Psalm, ďThou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.Ē

The Bible truly is a wonderful book Ė a book full of wonders. This morning I would like us to consider some of these Wonders of the Word of God. First letís look at:


I. The Wonder of Itís Inspiration

The Bible is the most unique book ever written for it claims to have as itís author God.
It may have been written over a period of 1600 years, on three continents, and by 40 different men. Yet it had only one author Ė GOD.

2 Peter 1:20-21
20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

2 Tim 3:16-17
16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

1 Thess 2:13
13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that
Victor Ward
November 6, 2006
thank you for this message chaplin vic ward