2 Timothy 3:16 -17 All scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
Can you imagine placing your hands on any page of your Bible and feeling His very breath on the page? That is exactly what this verse is saying (to me). This is how I see it – – if I can’t see Him face to face until I enter heaven then I’ll settle (hardly the right word) for experiencing His breath in the words I’m reading.
Think about the words of this beautiful chorus from the song “Ancient Words” by Lynn DeShazo.
Ancient words ever true, changing me and changing you; We have come with open hearts, oh, let the ancient words impart.
Friends, family, sisters, and brothers in Christ there is nothing more important than knowing God’s word. In every action and situation of our lives, we can draw on the Word and know without question it was written for that very purpose.
God did not leave us alone on this earth. He is still breathing every word, in every verse, on every page of our Bibles.
Holy words long preserved for our walk in this world, they resound with God’s own heart; Oh, let the ancient words impart.
Ah, Lord, God thank You for every word, every phrase, every letter of Your Word. Heavenly Father place a real hunger in our hearts to know Your words and use them for our lives. Let us not only read them but let us use them. Put teachers in our lives to help us understand them. Drench us with the Holy Spirit as we read and learn how to apply them. Make it so in Jesus Name!
As we know Marie, we have one Teacher and that is Jesus Christ and having asked for His Wisdom and empowering by The Spirit and receiving them in Faith, He leads us into all Truth and yes He may use you or me to share His Truth but it will always be confirmed in Scripture and as you shared; God’s Truth is timeless, it is written on our hearts.
Matthew 23:8-10 But you, do not be called ‘Rabbi’; for One is your Teacher, the Christ, and you are all brethren. Do not call anyone on earth your Father; for One is your Father, He who is in Heaven. And do not be called Teachers; for One is your Teacher, The Christ. NKJV
1John 2:26-28 These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you. But the anointing which ye have received of Him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you but as the same anointing Teacheth you of all things, and is Truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath Taught you, ye shall abide in Him.KJV
Colossians 2 :2 -3 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in Love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ; In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.KJV
1John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know Him that is True and we are in Him that is True, even in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the True God, and eternal life.KJV
Matthew 10:26-28 Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known. What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in Light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops (KJV)
Psalm 32:8I will instruct you and Teach you in the way you shall go. I will guide you with Mine eye.
“Christ”ian Love Always – Anne.
I love your responses, Anne! It is so important that we both know and live the Word. What a blessing you are!
Yes! I pray that more people would hunger for His word. Jesus said we don’t live by bread alone but by every word that comes out of his mouth!
Oh, how I pray that all would see His Word as we do! Blessings to you and yours! Marie