The Word of God is a personal word — it speaks to the personal being, as God made and as God sees him. It cannot become this till it has made itself audible to the conscience. She said, "I shall sell it." "(Pasteur Hirsch. "Then do so now, for I have lost mine I " said the poor man. Consequence modified, which is a true description of Providence, tells of a power working which is no mechanical agency; in other words, of a mind purposing, and realising that purpose in ceaseless processes of adaptation. "Out of his mouth went a sharp two-edged sword." 1. THE LESSONS WHICH WE SHOULD LEARN THEREFROM.1. because less great — greater because individual. "That is your affair," I replied. God, it says, having of old time spoken in the prophets — utterers of His truth in sundry modes and manifold particulars — spoke to us at the end of "these days" — at the dividing line, as it were, of present and future, of time and eternity — in One, of whom the title — the unique, incommunicable title — is "Son." In fact, there is no spiritually penetrating the heart of any natural man except by this piercing instrument, the Word of God. On, where is Christ? There are many such words. (2)With the other it condemns and destroys adversaries.II. So that in the similitude we have two acts of a sword, or any such cutting instrument. And hence it is this gospel which especially is called the Word.1. Spurgeon. "Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the Word of God, which liveth and abideth.". "He made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people, and the sheep of His pasture." THE QUALITIES OF THE WORD.1. We have to do with Him as our Creator; we must have to do with Him in sickness and health, in peril and in safety, in life and in death, in madness and in reason, in the lunatic asylum or the house of prayer; we must have to do with Him as our Creator. Is there any one of you who has read so little of the Bible, or read it with so little attention, that he has never found his own case described — described with so surprising an accuracy, that he felt as though he himself must have sat for the portrait? -------------------- 4. IV. 1. And when his daughter replied, "Yes; is He with you?" O mighty Word! The "Word" itself, to be audible as such, must have become the Spirit's voice; then it takes of the things of God and speaks them into the conscience, which is the consciousness of the man.II. It carries with it undoubtable credence, and forces the reluctant will and judgment. "Against Thee, and Thee only, have I sinned and done this evil in Thy sight." This sword can hew in pieces the most stony heart in the world; to see what blindness in the understanding, what frowardness in the affections. The phrase "all things" indicates the universal range which the eye of Jehovah takes. Oh I to have to do with God in peace, and reconciliation, and adoption; to have to do with God, not because we must, but because we would be "made willing in the day of His power," to have His love constraining us so that we yield ourselves to Him as "those that are alive from the dead, and our poor members as instruments of righteousness unto God." a. We have all of us to do with God as SAVIOUR — "a just God and a Saviour." )God knows allGold Dust. Nothing certainly has occurred since the psalmist's day which could be supposed to have cancelled promise by performance. Suppose that a messenger of God, an angel, were now standing at your right hand and fixing his eyes upon you, would you not take care to abstain from every word or action that you knew would offend him? He sees and knows all we think or do or say, End yet bow many people act as though God were both blind and deaf. The man stared, and said, "I cannot say that I ever did." Jones, D. D.)The Divine WordA. I wish Him to live in me. The crisis of which I speak is that life-long trial, in which each one of us is standing before God's judgment-seat, and upon the decision of which depends for each one a future not to be measured by years, and not to be told in terms of human speech. 3. Sometimes in church they endeavoured to screen themselves from the eyes of the preacher by hiding under the forms, or covering their heads with their karosses, as a remedy against their convictions. There came a time in the ministry of Jesus when those who were attracted by the supernatural found His teaching to straight, and they began to depart. It shows the moral nature of what is revolving in desire, and forming itself into volition and action.IV. The operation of truth is sometimes remarkably " quick " as well as "powerful." He did not take the nature of one race, or of one people, or of one colour, or of one clime; but He took upon Him the seed of Abraham: He took upon Him our nature and became the Son of man, so that none can claim Him exclusively, and say, "He did not die for you"; nor can any one say, "He died for me alone." It is a living and incorruptible seed. I. It is lively and mighty too, even in the very reprobate. Sometimes they may be senseless, and have no feeling of the cutting of the Word, as those in Jeremiah; nay, they may even scoff at the Word preached, as the Pharisees did (Luke 16:14); their consciences may be seared up, and feel not the sword when it cutteth; as they that be in a lethargy, they may inwardly fret and fume, be in a pelting chafe with the preacher for reproving sins, as Ahab with Micaiah, and Jezebel with Elias, yet but like mad dogs, that sit biting of the chain wherewith they are tied, but not break the chain. That we come to it for quickening for our own souls.3. We seem yet to lack one thing. 3. The simple preaching of the sinfulness of man, and of the sacrifice of Christ, has proved a mighty engine in the hands of the missionary; and though he have done nothing but faithfully deliver his message, making no attempt at supporting its authority by an appeal to external evidence, yet have converts flocked in from the mass of idolators, and a moral regeneration has gone out over the long degraded territory. As the upturned neck of the sacrificial beast lay bare to the eye of God, so are we exposed to the eye of Him to whom we have to give our account.(T. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point The Word of God enters into my inmost soul and heart-life, and as a judge both unveils and condemns; what hitherto was hidden, is uncovered; what was disguised, unveiled; what was falsely called good and spiritual, appears now in the bright light of God's countenance; the thoughts and intents of the hearts are discerned. 1. It reveals to man the innermost meaning of his own nature and of the supernatural planted within him. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point What an independence, what a dignity would it give to it! He would often go to this window with a powerful telescope, and about five minutes every day he would spend in this way, examining what his work people were doing, and whether the work of the farm was being carried on properly or not. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. I wish to be found in Him. the old man replied, "Yes, in a certain sense He is with me; and I have no doubt He is with me in a sense I do not imagine. Historical Books 2. "And is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." It judges the thoughts and intentions of the heart. For the law is compared to a two-edged sword, which, being used by a powerful and skilful hand, doth manifest how sharp and cutting it is; for it pierceth quickly into the inward parts, and divideth between soul and spirit, and the bones and marrow, which are most nearly united, and more hidden and secret in living bodies. For the word of God is living and active. In the sanctification of the believer. Without the Divine and mighty Ruler of all, what would take place? Till then it is suggestive, it is contributory, it is evidential, it is not the verdict, nor the judgment, nor the sentence, nor the "Word.'" He is our Creator, Proprietor, Governor, Benefactor, and Judge, and therefore has claims upon us manifold and mighty. conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy C. Miller, D. D.)The cry of the human heart for a personal GodC. The Word is "quick and powerful": energetic, active. And yet all these are external, as such, to the very "spirit of the man that is in him." My friend, here is a great truth. The Gospels 3. We should be induced to employ the most zealous efforts for the circulation of the Divine Word by means of printed copies, and the support of Christian ministrations, both at home and abroad. There is a word of God in nature, and there is a word of God in providence; there is a word of God in science, and there is a word of God in history; there is a word of God in the Church, and there is a word of God in the Bible. It shows the moral nature of what is revolving in desire, and forming itself into volition and action.IV. The text says of this crisis, of this trial, that it is the interchange, so to speak, of two "words" — the dialogue, I had almost said, of two speakers — the word of God judging, and the word of the man making answer and giving account. we have to do with Him as our LAWGIVER. The appeal was to conscience, not so much in its sensitiveness to right and wrong, as in its appreciativeness of the false and the true, of God speaking this and God not speaking that. And clearly it relates to an operation upon the soul of man, to some new state of being generated and produced. What is government without a governor? The potent influence of the Word is often for a long period concealed from the outward world in the depths of the soul. Our Master's eye is always resting upon us. And, therefore, with all the differences which there may be amongst men, differences in dispositions and tempers, partly from nature and partly from education, we still take the Scriptural characteristic as actually belonging to every one; and holding up this characteristic, we affirm that we hold up the perfect image or likeness of each man or each woman, without a solitary exception; and we boldly make our appeal to every hearer of the Word, and demand of him whether the preacher do not morally affect such an exhibition of him to himself, that that Word may most justly be described as — "a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart"? And what account do we give of this phenomenon? 4. "With Him," directly and personally, "we have to do." If we did not make ourselves, if we did not string the harp, we cannot keep it attuned; if we did not form the mechanism we cannot keep it from decay and dissolution. Like Israel, we possess this treasure in our country, in our families. What a forgetfulness do we see everywhere, and first of all in ourselves, of the great principle of the " Godward Word," of the "with whom we have to do" of this text. It is compared to the seed which possesses vitality and power. The very conception of the spiritual is enshrined in the bosom of God's Word. We must have to do with Him, whether we will or not. And all this sets in strong light the duty of doing it. There cannot be any more perfect division or discovery in any dissection or anatomy than is here expressed.(G. You know you mean God all the time."(J. St. Paul in Ephesians 6. speaks of "the sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God." "(Baxendale's Anecdotes. The Gospels No created being can wear mask or veil in that Presence; all things are bare and naked, all things are exposed and opened; the head that would bend and bow itself, in conscious guilt and shame, before the fierce light of the Presence, is lifted (such perhaps is the figure) and thrown back in full exposure before the eye of the Examiner and the Judge, "unto whom," so the sentence ends, "our word is"; " with whom" — according to the beautiful paraphrase which no later version will wish or dare to improve away — "with whom we have to do."I. "The world by its wisdom knew not God." Lawson. The Word is the seed, which appears insignificant, but which if received in good ground shows its vitality. ITS DISCERNING POWER.1. God spoke the universe into existence. (Dean Vaughan. I They may be said to clothe themselves in that thick armour, the armour of indifference, and though dissection may be going on all around, they ward off from themselves the knife of the anatomist. "Oh!" We should be induced to employ the most zealous efforts for the circulation of the Divine Word by means of printed copies, and the support of Christian ministrations, both at home and abroad.3. Its inexhaustible interest. David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Genesis 6-7 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), A Quiet Heart Means Confidence in God (Elisabeth Elliot), Genesis 1:1-8 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Genesis 4-5 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). This week’s reading from Hebrews continues to address the malaise that the writer’s community was experiencing. S. Patterson.I. C. Edwards, D. D.)God's Word to us, and our word to GodDean Vaughan.We are here at the end of a long argument. Oh, if we could take the thought home, what an effect would it have upon the life! And by the hearing of the Word, and the deep study of the Word, and by the willing and faithful acceptance of all that it reveals, this life of God in the soul is maintained; renewed as it languishes from its corrupt communication with earth, and daily carried on to further advancement and strength. There is not a word that I speak, but you know it completely. Jesus said to His disciples, "Are you going to depart, too?" "And sharper than any two-edged sword," etc. -------------------- "The Bible," says Dr. Parker, "exposes the very innermost recesses of human nature; sets a light where no other hand ever placed a candle; lights up the pathways of our most secret life and thought; and we begin to feel that the book we must shut up when we are going to do evil is God's Book. "A merry heart doeth good as a medicine but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Once more, the Word of God pierces to the marrow. He has given a law; and all things — the sun, the moon, the planets, the stars — have laws; summer and winter, autumn and spring, have all their laws and appointed times — the clouds have their laws, and the light above — everything has its laws; and do you Suppose the moral world hath no law, that the great God hath left the mind and spirit without anything to control or guide it? the man dropped the bag in a fright, and said, "Which way, child? " The spirit of the man has other words besides this to utter in the ear with which it has to do. I wish to be found in Him. b. There is a Word of God in Providence. What an independence, what a dignity would it give to it! 6. The word " spirit" is used by heathen writers. )The Word self-revealingM. Stowell, M. A.I. It cuts like a sword whetted on each side of the blade, piercing through to the place where the natural life of the soul divides from, or passes into, the supernatural life of the spirit. But if he contents himself with having heard, and do not immediately and intently strive to act on its requirements, what is to be looked for, but that he will speedily lose all those feelings which have been excited within him, as the process went forward of dissecting the inner man? "THE WORD OF GOD." Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! she cried, on seeing me, "I am delivered; this book has saved me from dishonour. This week again the writer gives vivid testimony to the dynamic power … Continue reading "Commentary on Hebrews 4:12-16" Are there not some who would be ready to own that sermons have occasionally had on them a mighty and almost overcoming effect; so that they have felt constrained to give full assent to the truths uttered in their hearing, though these truths have convicted them of heinous offences, and proved them placed in terrible danger. The power of the Word of God to create distinct dispensations and yet maintain their fundamental unity, to distinguish between masses of men and yet cause all the separate threads of human history to converge and at last meet, is the same power which judges the inmost thoughts and inmost purposes of the heart. It acts with mighty energy, like the silent laws of nature, which destroy or save alive, according as men obey or disobey them. A. What an independence, what a dignity would it give to it! To the humble, pious, faithful disciple also the Word of God is a sharp instructor, a penetrating sword; often bringing truths to remembrance, which in mortal weakness had been forgotten; often giving a new colour and force to truths already in the mind. The living Word is powerful or energetic. Sometimes in church they endeavoured to screen themselves from the eyes of the preacher by hiding under the forms, or covering their heads with their karosses, as a remedy against their convictions. The speech of God is to me, and my speech is to Him. But the reference is to the spoken and written Word. 3. In any operation even the women sit unmoved. To the Being who, in Himself, is infinitely great and glorious, we bear a very close and momentous relation. Nothing else could do that, for the division is difficult. But in their books it means only the air we breathe. The Word of God is discriminating. When health is used up, money used up, and sound human senses used up, Christianity begins."(C. You can discern the face of the earth and of the sky; you can infer from certain indications the approach of shower or heat. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. On, where is Christ? Hence it is by this Word that souls are born again unto eternal life.2. )God with usBaxendale's Anecdotes.Horace Bushnell woke up in the night and said, "Oh, God is a wonderful Being!" (1)With the one edge it corrects and converts. If we did not make ourselves, if we did not string the harp, we cannot keep it attuned; if we did not form the mechanism we cannot keep it from decay and dissolution. 1. III. Even the Divine voices are many. The revelation of God given us in Holy Scripture is edge all over. )God sees allA man who was in the habit of going into a neighbour's corn-field to steal the ears, one day took his son with him, a boy of eight years of age. The representation of the text ought to enhance our estimation of the Divine Word. The ligaments are so attached to the joints that they seem to grow out of the bone. )Quick and powerfulG. "For ever!" God speaks in judgment, and we speak to give account. But I do not. The spirit of the man has other words besides this to utter in the ear with which it has to do. It is thus a "discerner of the thoughts."II. Divine.2. What pains do we take to please, to give satisfaction, to win applause, to be admired if it may be so, at all events to avoid censure one of another. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible )The eyes of Him with whom we have to doGod over allH. "The Word of God is quick." In man, at the first, there was a perfect law en-graven on the tablet of his heart, and it is there still; and though shattered the tablet, and blotted is the writing, man knows far more than he fancies; he knows more what he ought to do, and what he ought not to do, than he will admit; he has a conscience within him, and this is from God. It searches out what has hitherto lain buried in the heart, and uncovers the false and transient from what is true and eternal. That we come to it for cutting force to kill our own sins and to help us in destroying the evils of the day.5. If we mean to do good we must come unto men's hearts, not in word only, but with power. 2. S. Patterson.I. Order diversified, which is a true description of Nature, tells of a power which is no brute force; in other words, of a mind at work in its exercise. It leads you into the lower Christian life (John 3:30); it discerns the thoughts and intents of the heart, the hidden self-complacency, the hidden ambition and self-will; it enters into the very joints and marrow, the energies and sentiments, the motives and springs of our actions, the true character of our rejoicing and mourning, our elevations and depressions; and then you say with the apostle: I have no confidence in the flesh, in my old nature, in me, body, soul, and spirit, as I am of Adam. It was reasonable to speak to them of the Word which is a two-edged sword in discriminating, and of the word which pleads guilty or not guilty at the bar of judgment. You would think there was no chance of his making any way with these barbarians. Living.3. Hebrews 4:12 is often cited in our publications to show that the Bible has power to change lives, and it is perfectly proper to make that application. Even the Divine voices are many. S. -------------------- With what vigilance should we guard our hearts! I believe in a personal God. It divides asunder soul and spirit. If you need as a minister, or a worker, anything that will cut your hearers to the heart, go to this Book for it. It searches the whole of man's nature most rigorously. II. )God with usBaxendale's Anecdotes.Horace Bushnell woke up in the night and said, "Oh, God is a wonderful Being!" Last week we explored that situation and saw that the writer began his sermon to the group with soaring lines about the God who speaks (Hebrews 1:1-4). Henry.The Word will turn the inside of a sinner out, and let him see all that is in his heart.(M. Shall we say that Christianity has been admitted without proof? "The Law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul." Let us give diligence to enter into it. "A religious reaction has set in upon me for some time. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible That we come to it, for piercing force when men's consciences and hearts are hard to reach.6. Arvine. The spirit of the man has other words besides this to utter in the ear with which it has to do. And it is a fact that the men never cry. Yet there is a patience that I believe to be harder—the patience that can run. Universal anarchy, chaos, and desolation. Stowell, M. There is a passage in the Psalms that says, "He sent His word and healed them.". Pentateuch But in their books it means only the air we breathe. They had to choose between Christianity and Judaism, between religion and patriotism, almost therefore between duty and duty. "As it is from the mouth that man's word proceeds; so this sword, not wielded in the hand, but proceeding from the mouth of the Son of God, is his Word (cf. )It finds meIt was Coleridge, if we remember aright, who, in giving one of the grand internal evidences of the inspiration of the Blade, as derived from his own experience, use t the idiomatic and significant expression, "It flints me. "You forgot to look up to the sky to see if God was noticing you " The father felt this reproof of the child so much, that he left the corn, returned home, and never again ventured to steal, remembering the truth his child had taught him, that the eye of God always beholds us.God seeing all thingsW. And judgment is not all in a future world — it begins here; the conscience of a man passes a kind of judgment upon him as long as he reads it until he blots it out, or drowns it in mirth, in unbelief, in crime, in debauchery, in drunkenness, and so seals it. It shows us what is meant by self-examination, what is meant by confession. That we come to it for quickening for our own souls.3. The particular point in the view of the holy writer was that of accountability. That human system which was once vigorous may grow old, and lose all vitality; but the Word of God is always fresh, and new, and full of force. Stephen, in Acts 7., describes the ancient Scriptures as "the lively (or living) oracles," those testimonies from God, by which at that time the means of life were communicated. It is common to view sin, even when it is acknowledged and condemned by the transgressor, in the light simply of its effects on society, or the injury it inflicts on a man's own reputation, property, or health; but when the Divine Word penetrates the soul with a convertine power, it is no longer regarded with reference only to its personal or temporal consequences, but as an atrocious violation of the law and an insult to the glory of God. "With whom we have to do." The speech of the man to his God must presuppose and proceed upon the speech of God to the man. We have to do with God, or, at least, we may have to do with Him — we have if we are wise, we have if we are saved — as OUR RECONCILED FATHER, "the Lord our Righteousness," in whom we are chosen, in whom we are sealed, in whom we are at peace with God. in those three thousand souls, when, pricked in their hearts, they went to the apostles? Searching and penetrative power of enforcing it? 2 is by this time, left to —! 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