Category Archives: The Word of God

The Leaven of the Pharisees

Recall these scriptures: …Watch out and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees… –  Matthew 16:5-12 A little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough. –  Galatians 5:9 You shall not add to the word which I am … Continue reading

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The Man of God Speaks the Words of God

As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.  Whoever speaks, is to do so as one who is speaking the utterances of God; whoever serves is … Continue reading

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True Christian Leaders Rebuke Unrighteousness; They Do Not Kowtow to It

Pope Francis yesterday make the first remarks of his visit to the United States.  Read the text of what he said at the White House and see if his remarks (a 3-minute read; 614 words below) seem appropriate for a spokesman … Continue reading

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Proper Study of the Bible Is Devotional, Not Intellectual

The Bible can be studied intellectually, but that doesn’t mean this is the best way to study it.  If it were, intellectuals who study the Bible would be the people most like Jesus.  However, we know that it’s often humble, … Continue reading

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How Can God Be Found True If No One Can Be Sure What He Has Said?

Paul wrote: Romans 3:4 May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar… Some say that the Bible is subject to interpretation and that therefore it’s pointless to argue about what God … Continue reading

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The Book of Hebrews

The epistle “to the Hebrews” is a “brief word of exhortation” (Hebrews 13:22). What is being exhorted?  That we should listen to the voice of the Son of God (see specifically Hebrews 1:1-2; 2:3; 3:7-11, 14-15; 4:7; 5:11; 8:10; 12:25 … Continue reading

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When the Perfect Comes…

Paul stated as a principle in 1 Corinthians 13 that “when the perfect comes, the partial is done away.”  We see this principle manifest in different ways:  when the kingdom of God came, the church was done way; when the … Continue reading

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The Inadequacy of the Scriptures

Normally, we would speak of the adequacy of the Scriptures for they are the word of God.  However, is there is sense in which they are inadequate?  Yes. Here is the sense in which the Bible is inadequate: John 5:39 … Continue reading

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Jesus Is the Bread for Us

John 6:31 “Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, ‘HE GAVE THEM BREAD OUT OF HEAVEN TO EAT.’” John 6:51 “I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; In the light of … Continue reading

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If You Are Going to Meditate the Word, Meditate Jesus

If you are going to meditate the word of God each day, be sure to meditate “The Word.”  (John 1:1; Revelation 19:13).  That is, be sure that you are meditating the word that is Jesus. No line of the Bible should … Continue reading

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