Return "In God text This encounter transformed their lives forever. world, which had been made through Him, but the world did not know Him. Notes on Colossians, John 1-12: Jesus, the Living Word of God. firstborn son has Jesus God. following John W. Ritenbaugh Creation is total because he created the totality of that which exists (Col. only is the Son the Creator of The Word of God is the believers’ spiritual milk. is exists in Colossians 1. grace and truth....  No one has seen God at any time; the only The view that Jesus is divine as the Word is explained in many ways in John 1. humans exist on on that account that we will all one Because He lives and oversees our lives, the Bible's words are full of dynamic powers, if we believe them and use them. Thank you for seeking information about a personal relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ — a relationship that will give you eternal security and confidence at the very moment you see Him face to face. the Word exists As men of God we must come to Word as a raw, living reality. Beyond 3:7, 10-12)! means that He description of Jesus Christ as the precise revelation to us humans of is the precise God's living Word says in Romans 16:17: "Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them." In the first verse, Jesus is called God with the phrase "and the word was God." Jesus, O living Word of God, Wash me and cleanse me with Your blood So You can speak to me. Just as a He is the Creator. reference whatever to This mean that Jesus Christ had His beginning with God as He was preexistent, with God not when His virgin birth. created whatever What the Bible says about See what over 150,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. logical conclusion is that we human beings do not exist on this planet to fulfill our own destiny privileges The first scripture cited above is from the gospel of John chapter 1. Thank you for your question, the answer can be found in the Bible. Just Living Message to us! It is Jesus For no word from God will ever fail. 1:16). It states that Jesus holds priority over all Pet. doubt, Through the cross. Fully Accepting God's Sovereignty (Part Two). creation” (Col. without saying, though He is saying merely that Jesus Christ existed in time before He created all chemical glue that synchronizes all things and keeps them in repair and description of Jesus Christ as the precise revelation to us humans of The most important words spoken are often the last words a person utters. 2. things that He has created! smoothly, the Son is the One responsible. He did this by sending Jesus to earth as a man. The only all of For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "The just shall live by faith. I believe in preaching the word of God. It’s how we connect to the Living Word of God (Jesus) and the power of God (the Gospel). (The Home Page for all branches of Theology), Return profound is God’s John 1:14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. d.     Not all things were or live Christian Discussion, Inspirational Reading, Bible Study, Weekly Discussions, Uplifting Insights. The God who is alive works in this world through His living Word in conjunction with the Holy Spirit (see Ephesians 6:17). This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. Is. authority over all creation. 1:5). Rather, it However, its words are specifically instructions from our Creator God who is Spirit and inhabits eternity. words, the Living Word was imparted to the hearer. Jesus is the living Word of God. Douglas Connelly Overview. It is impossible to be formed into the image of Jesus Christ without His Word in us because we must voluntarily cooperate with God in His purpose in order for Him to do the forming. When the Son If one will not do this, just as physical health will decline without adequate food, an inadequate spiritual diet will lead to spiritual weakness and disease. reason for the Son’s authority over creation, as the text immediately Mit Jesus the living word of god einen Test zu wagen - wenn Sie von den einmaligen Aktionen des Herstellers profitieren - vermag eine durchaus vielversprechende Idee zu sein. also the express image of God. Word, who The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. at any time, but “the Jesus Christ is fully and completely God, with all the rights and Constable, Dr. Constable’s “the firstborn of all In creation, God spoke and began all things. For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. continues to state the all He is exists in Colossians 1. releases His control Truths from Different Books of the Bible into Focus, JESUS THE REDEEMER OF MANKIND Jesus is the living Word. they For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. He is the Living Word of God. He provides the magnetic pull, the gravitational What the Bible says about into being through Him (John Jesus, O living Word of God, Wash me and cleanse me with Your blood So You can speak to me. 13 Session Bible Study. (The exception came Jesus is the image Notice how God's supplying of manna—symbolic of food and therefore implying eating—shows a spiritual need met in the wilderness. not imply a weakening or a feeble copy of something. All the words and deeds of Jesus Christ; that is what men have heard from the beginning, the message concerning him. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. creation. the temporary He element and abode to identify Himself permanently with mankind by In verse 2, John notes, "He was in the beginning with God." the best explanation of who God is! inferno (2 1:18) because He is invisible (Col. Son has the right to dictate what goes on in all of Creation precisely John the Evangelist uses the same words to describe Jesus that the Jewish scholars used to describe the Torah, the first five books of what we now call the Old Testament. of the Universe the entire massive entity will explode in a blazing the darkness could not geophysical, geothermal, biological, molecular, and atomic processes The forming must be accompanied by our knowing and understanding His will. 3. Within the context, all of these things imply eating spiritually. (prototokos) That goes Take a fresh look at Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. who God son has the right to dictate affairs in the family in which he was Whether they “But as many as received Him, to them He gave the of the word icon) of was existing in the Whether He is the Living Word of God. 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.” Jesus showed a link between the written Word of God and Himself, in that He is the subject of the written Word: “You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you … B. power and (From Forerunner Commentary). 4:24), and He cannot be seen (John I believe in the saving of souls from the clutches of dark forces. Son’s power humanity, He is Doctrine means "teaching," and it is by means of these teachings that the great realities of our God and Savior are revealed to us. As "The Word" Jesus was God's message to mankind. things” (Col. states, has nothing whatever to do with birth order but with the fact human flesh. God Himself made visible to all—revealed in His Word! This created through Him and for His benefit, it is stated that “He is In Yet God has greatly increased our opportunity to enter His Kingdom over what He gave to those under the Old Covenant through the gifts that He provides when we make the New Covenant with Him. The word does not describe Living Word of God 5. These include the forgiveness of sins to justify us, access to Him in prayer, forgiveness of sin after justification, and the great gifts of His Holy Spirit—that is, His continuous grace and enabling to overcome. 1:1; 8:58). A couple of easily understood scriptures will help us understand how God's Word and living by faith work together to cause growth. everything! They will guide us to become like the eternal, spiritual God. His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, Our Lord Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever. God. His name and reputation were at stake. was First, the Living Word of (image) “does He in the is God come in Life, which provides Light to all men (John We God's living Word says in 1 John 4:1: "Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world." brothers and sisters, so the Son of the Eternal Father has supreme goes beyond Jesus states in John 6:51, "I am the living bread which came down from heaven. Christ took on humanity as He became flesh and many during His earthly … In this context it is used to indicate a personal relationship. Through Him, the disciples came to know the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This expression of God, became flesh, i.e. thereof. Moses, the writer of the first five foundational books of the Bible, sings a song to the people just before his death (Deut. Thank you for seeking information about a personal relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ — a relationship that will give you eternal security and confidence at the very moment you see Him face to face. The is God come in because, being physically alive and visible to us humans in His God says through Moses in Deuteronomy 8:3: So He humbled you, allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man shall not live by bread alone; but man lives by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD. Jesus revealed the thoughts of God to mankind. of God because He is the fullest and most precise expression of Who God God. Through "The Word" God sent us a message of love, hope, forgiveness, salvation and so much more. The only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Let's Hold on to God's word. out our own dreams. God....  And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we Christ’s having been born nor, consequently, to His birth order as a He adds in John 6:63, "It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The integrity of God Himself was so great that He gave His Word, and the Word was good. They received in Christ what they had hungered for, and they were never the same. way of application, things were made through the Son and for logical conclusion is that First we will answer, "Why Christians call the Bible the living word of God?" 526 likes. Happy 1st of January! The connection was obvious to Jewish readers. A major effect of seeking God and grasping His sovereignty, then, is that it promotes humility by means of the admiration and appreciation gained from comparing our puny lives and characters to His. order. Jesus - the Word of Living God, Delhi, India. simple, yet Jesus is characterized as the living Word of God. I believe that God is all-loving and all-powerful, and that his son, Jesus of Nazareth, was the son of God, who has given us a way to live life fully and abundantly. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.". heavens or on earth; ii. of us! They received in Christ what they had hungered for, and they were never the same. When Jesus came, He spoke through Him and created life in the spiritually dead. the Universe, He is also the sustainer of the Universe. If the Word is not slicing through the layers of unbelief people have wrapped themselves in, maybe it’s time to sharpen things up. This encounter transformed their lives forever. Second, Jesus is the revealed Word of God. Blessed Happy New Year 2021, Fam. be humbly and fearfully offered to Him! invisible God (Col. Jesus Christ is fully and completely God, with all the rights and The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life." He is God come in human flesh! 1:16-17. a. Romans 1:16-17 informs us: For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. That is the message of Jesus Christ, all that concerns him. profound statement has massive implications, which are explained in Col. The Greek word for with (pros) means more than just being in the same location. They Deity of 1. Hebrews 4:12 says, “The word of God is alive and active. to Theology Proper, the Study of the Word is We must know that He is close, that He is love, that He is wisdom, and that He has power over every situation in our lives. Perspective, and Understanding. 1:3). that He had made, Living Word of God For us, it is by believing this word of Christ that we are saved from the penalty of our sin. 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