Therefore, this is what the Lord says:If you return, I will restore you;
you will stand in My presence.
And if you speak noble words,
rather than worthless ones,
you will be My spokesman.
It is they who must return to you;
you must not return to them.
Go to your people, the exiles, and speak to them. Tell them, ‘This is what the Lord God says,’ whether they listen or refuse to listen.”
He said to me: “Son of man, eat what you find here. Eat this scroll, then go and speak to the house of Israel.”
The children are obstinate and hardhearted. I am sending you to them, and you must say to them, ‘This is what the Lord God says.’
The Lord God has given Me
the tongue of those who are instructed
to know how to sustain the weary with a word.
He awakens Me each morning;
He awakens My ear to listen like those being instructed.
Let it serve as a sign for you on your hand and as a reminder on your forehead, so that the Lord’s instruction may be in your mouth; for the Lord brought you out of Egypt with a strong hand.
He made my words like a sharp sword;
He hid me in the shadow of His hand.
He made me like a sharpened arrow;
He hid me in His quiver.
1 Peter 4:11
If anyone speaks, it should be as one who speaks God’s words; if anyone serves, it should be from the strength God provides, so that God may be glorified through Jesus Christ in everything. To Him belong the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.
The prophet who has only a dream should recount the dream, but the one who has My word should speak My word truthfully, for what is straw compared to grain?”—this is the Lord’s declaration.
1 Thessalonians 2:16
hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. As a result, they are always completing the number of their sins, and wrath has overtaken them at last.
I will speak of Your decrees before kings
and not be ashamed.
Let the redeemed of the Lord proclaim
that He has redeemed them from the hand of the foe
We have not listened to Your servants the prophets, who spoke in Your name to our kings, leaders, fathers, and all the people of the land.
I speak what I have seen in the presence of the Father;therefore, you do what you have heard from your father.”
“Go and stand in the temple complex, and tell the people all about this life.”
But they were unable to stand up against his wisdom and the Spirit by whom he was speaking.
1 Corinthians 1:5
that by Him you were enriched in everything—in all speech and all knowledge.
1 Corinthians 2:13
We also speak these things, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual things to spiritual people.
2 Corinthians 4:13
And since we have the same spirit of faith in keeping with what is written, I believed, therefore I spoke, we also believe, and therefore speak.
2 Corinthians 13:3
since you seek proof of Christ speaking in me. He is not weak toward you, but powerful among you.
2 Thessalonians 2:15
Therefore, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions you were taught, either by our message or by our letter.
Brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord’s name as an example of suffering and patience.
The Lord did as Moses had said: the frogs in the houses, courtyards, and fields died.