Quick and Powerful

by Dr. Bill Bright

sharp axeFor the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged 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 heartHebrews 4:12 KJV

Often, what you and I have to say may seem weak and insipid. But then we have the clear promise that it really will accomplish something, for it has several characteristics that guarantee such results.

First, the holy inspired Word of God is impregnated with the power of the Holy Spirit and is quick living. It is energetic and active – not dead, inert or powerless.

Second, the Word is powerful. Its mighty power awakens the conscience, reveals our fears, bares the secret feelings of the heart and causes the sinner to tremble at the threat of impending judgment.

Third, the Word is sharp-sharper than a two-edged sword. The Word has power to penetrate. It reaches the heart, laying open our motives and feelings.

Fourth, the Word pierces-penetrates.

Fifth, the Word discerns-shows what our thoughts and intentions are. Men see their real character in the mirror of God’s Word.

Those are some of the reasons for choosing to use the Word of God in every possible situation, allowing it to be its own best defense. God’s Word will never return unto Him void.

Bible Reading: Psalm 1

Today’s Action Point: I will make more use of the sword, the Word of God, as I draw upon God’s power to live supernaturally.

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3 Responses to Quick and Powerful

  1. Aaron Joshua says:

    Very nice msg..I like the lines, the word of God is like a mirror we see” ..excellent narration.

  2. Jacqueline Wangari says:

    Thanks for your encouragement.

    Jacque

  3. Jacqueline Wangari says:

    That word is the only thing I wanted to hear today. I have so down and I thank God for lifting me up again. You had really encouraged me and I pray that everybody who will come across this page will be challenged spiritually and be changed for better.

    God bless you

    Jacque

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