Tag Archives: Word of God

A Hand to Work, A Hand to Defend – Nehemiah 4:17

They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon. – ​Nehemiah 4:17 Meditation:  It might be easy for Christians today to feel embattled, and they are challenged from many quarters. […]

Hearken – Psalm 34:11

Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord. – Psalm 34:11 Meditation:  One of the boldest and most powerful illustrations in the Gospels is recorded in Matthew 18:1-4, where Jesus challenged the world’s notion of greatness.  Matthew writes, “At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, […]

The Pure Word of God – Proverbs 30:5

Proverbs 30:5 – Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. When my wife came down the aisle on our wedding day, my friends and family in attendance say that did not need to turn around to see her come in.  They could see the […]

The Word of Christ – Colossians 3:16

Colossians 3:16 – Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. I am a self-professed band geek.  I was in the school band from 6th grade through high school.   Most of my […]

The Lamp & The Light

Psalm 119:105 – Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. The lamp is an ancient symbol for wisdom and learning.  The psalmist declares that the Word of God is the lamp that illuminates the path set out by the infinite wisdom and knowledge of the Almighty.  In this familiar […]

Babies Need Milk – 1 Peter 2:2-3

1 Peter 2:2-3 – As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious. Have you ever met a baby that was not often hungry? Probably not. Babies yearn for comfort, food, and stimulation to learn. By all of […]

Biblical Reflections: Hebrews 4:12

Hebrews 4:12 – 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. People often don’t like the truth. We say it […]