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2.2. Living and Active – 2 of 9 – The Words of God

Living Definition:

Being alive; having life; active; lively; vigorous; producing life, action

Active definition:

Having the power or quality of acting; causing change; communicating action or motiongiven to action; constantly engaged in action; energetic; diligent; busy

Heb 4:12-13 : For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

It sounds energetic!!!

I picture a guys doing the ironman race.

Do we take it that it is the words of God?

When you go to speak to the president your whole posture and behavior changes due to your respect for the person who he is.

How much more do we value and respect what God says.

How alive and applicable is what God says in your life?

Well I think it starts with finding out, ie to read it consistently.

The next thing : It compares God’s words with a sword.

Sword definition : An instrument, instrumentality used in fighting or hunting.

It’s main function is to cut. Applying it here it has a spiritual, not physical implication.

It will cut your heart. It will expose your spiritual intestines, doing an operation on your heart.

It will cut out the cancer that is killing you, sin. 

Question : Are you allowing God’s word to cut you?

When the word cuts you it lays bare everything in your life.

Someone says it is like you have a TV screen at the back of your head and everybody can see what you are thinking.

Scary or not? ?

Doing your taxes is most probably one of the worst things you have to do in your life. That is for me.

Giving account forces you to be responsible with your life.

How are you making yourself accountable every day?

God’s word is powerful!

It will change your life for eternity!

May you be blessed by it.

Is 40 : 8 – The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.


Dad, thank you for giving me your message that changes my life for the better.

Help me see it is good for me. Help me to be accountable. Amen

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