Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The Word of God, Observe His Law

Isaiah 66:2
"But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in Spirit and trembles at my word."

Christy's Musings on Psalm 19:7-9
The law of the LORD                   =  Revives the soul
The testimony of the LORD          =  Makes wise the simple
The precepts of the LORD           =  Rejoice the heart
The commandment of the LORD  =  Enlightens the eyes
The fear of the LORD                  =  Endures forever, clean
The rules of the LORD                 =  Altogether true and righteous

"In 100 years this book will be forgotten and eliminated..." -Voltaire, mid-1700's
Fat chance Voltaire!

2 Timothy 3:15-16 "From your childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness."
Romans 7:12 "So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good."
Psalm 119:4 "You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently."
Psalm 12:6 "The words of the LORD are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times."
Psalm 119:160 "The sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever."
1 Corinthians 1:18 "For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God."
To further expound on this topic, I've drawn from the lyrics of Timothy Brindle. You'll only appreciate the video if you're in to Hip Hop, but if you're not you can still appreciate the following lyrics.

Meet the Savior on a piece of paper. See the glory of Christ. He's the Creator. And each page has a really meaty flavor. So we should savor it not say I'll read it later, but make it our life and our great delight, hide it in our hearts meditating on it day and night. And be firmly rooted right next to Jesus using hermeneutics and tight exegesis. We should give God the glory. Preach expository while teaching kids like montessori. Be diligent to endure it and fear it. Be killing sin by the sword of the Spirit.

1 comment:

  1. Love all this about the word. I put a bunch of verses around the house concerning the word. Here's one that I really love from Is 55:11
    "So is my WORD that goes out from my mouth. It will not return to me void, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I was sent" Also Psalm 119: 93 " I will never forget your precepts for by them you have given me life"