In the beginning [before all time] was the Word (Christ), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God Himself.
John 1: 1
I will delight myself in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word.
Psalm 119: 16
Your word have I laid up in my heart, that I might not sin against You.
Psalm 119: 11
Every word of God is tried and purified; He is a shield to those who trust and take refuge in Him.
Proverbs 30: 5
For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart.
Hebrews 4: 12
Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of Your law.
Psalm 119: 18
I will meditate on Your precepts and have respect to Your ways [the paths of life marked out by Your law].
Psalm 119: 15
Every Scripture is God-breathed (given by His inspiration) and profitable for instruction, for reproof and conviction of sin, for correction of error and discipline in obedience, [and] for training in righteousness (in holy living, in conformity to God's will in thought, purpose, and action).
2 Timothy 3: 16
He is dressed in a robe dyed by dipping in blood, and the title by which He is called is The Word of God.
Revelation 19: 13
But what does it say? The Word (God's message in Christ) is near you, on your lips and in your heart; that is, the Word (the message, the basis and object) of faith which we preach.
Romans 10: 8
Sky and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.
Matthew 24: 35
So get rid of all uncleanness and the rampant outgrowth of wickedness, and in a humble (gentle, modest) spirit receive and welcome the Word which implanted and rooted [in your hearts] contains the power to save your souls.
James 1: 21
But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth].
James 1: 22
I delight to do Your will, O my God; yes, Your law is within my heart.
Psalm 40: 8
So shall My word be that goes forth out of My mouth: it shall not return to Me void [without producing any effect, useless], but it shall accomplish that which I please and purpose, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
Isaiah 55: 11
As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which untaught and unstable people twist to their own destruction, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures.
2 Peter 3:16 (NKJV)
And when he desired to cross to Achaia, the brethren wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him; and when he arrived, he greatly helped those who had believed through grace; for he vigorously refuted the Jews publicly, showing from the Scriptures that Jesus is the Christ.
Acts 18:27-28 (NKJV)
"He who is of God hears God’s words; therefore you do not hear, because you are not of God."
John 8:47 (NKJV)
Jesus answered and said to them, “Are you not therefore mistaken, because you do not know the Scriptures nor the power of God?"
Mark 12:24 (NKJV)
But you do not have His word abiding in you, because whom He sent, Him you do not believe. You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me. But you are not willing to come to Me that you may have life.
And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.
But it is not that the word of God has taken no effect. For they are not all Israel who are of Israel.
And you shall teach them the statutes and the laws, and show them the way in which they must walk and the work they must do.
The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes
But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
2 Timothy 3:14-15(NKJV)
And He opened their understanding, that they might comprehend the Scriptures.
"He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water."
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.
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