Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged 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 heart.
Stung to the heart by these words, they said to Peter and the rest of the Apostles, "Brethren, what are we to do?"
Infuriated at getting this answer, they were disposed to kill the Apostles.
and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit which is the word of God.
In His right hand He held seven stars, and a sharp, two-edged sword was seen coming from His mouth; and His glance resembled the sun when it is shining with its full strength.
Repent, at once; or else I will come to you quickly, and will make war upon them with the sword which is in My mouth.
From His mouth there comes a sharp sword with which He will smite the nations; and He will Himself be their Shepherd, ruling them with a scepter of iron; and it is His work to tread the winepress of the fierce anger of God, the Ruler of all.
1 Corinthians 14:24
If, on the other hand, every one is prophesying and an unbeliever or an ungifted man comes in, he is convicted by all and closely examined by all,
But everything can be tested by the light and thus be shown in its true colors; for whatever shines of itself is light.
Her children too shall surely die; and all the Churches shall come to know that I am He who searches into men's inmost thoughts; and to each of you I will give a requital which shall be in accordance with what your conduct has been.
And they were greatly impressed by His teaching, because He spoke with the language of authority.