Summary: The Bible is a window in this prison-world, through which we may look into eternity. There are more but here is a few to rejoice over.
12 Certainties of the Word of God
The Bible is a window in this prison-world, through which we may look into eternity. There are more but here is a few to rejoice over.
I. Eternal. Matthew 24:35 (KJV) Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
A. Jesus wants to share that eternity with us. John 5:24 (KJV) Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
II. Unchanging. Psalms 119:89 For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.
A. God is unchanging as well. Malachi 3:6 (KJV) For I am the LORD, I change not; ……..
III. Truth. John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
A. Bible truth leads to eternal life. John 6:63 ……. the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
IV. Treasure. Psalms 119:11) Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
A. What a treasure we have through His Word. 2 Corinthians 4:7 (KJV) But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
V. Sword. Hebrews 4:12 (KJV) For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
A. The Work can cut the sin out of our lives, break bondage and set the captive free.
VI. Gives Light. Psalms 119:105 (KJV) Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
A. Some people change their ways when they see the light, others only when they feel the heat.
VII. Gives Hope. Psalms 130:5 (KJV) I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
A. There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.
VIII. Keeps us from sinning Psalms 119:11 (KJV) Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
A. His Word is His perfect Will for our lives.
A. We are sanctified through His Word.
X. Jesus is the Living Word. John 1:1 (KJV) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
A. The written Word will create the Living Word in our lives if we receive Christ as our personal saviour.
XI. World was Created. Hebrews 11:3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, ……
A. God’s Word has creative power.
XII. Longevity ( Long life) Proverbs 4:10 Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.
A. He wants to give us life. . Psalms 91:15 (KJV) He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.
1. The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. It is only one life we have that soon will be past, only the things done for Christ will last.