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John 1:1-3

In the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was with God,
and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. All things were created through Him,
and apart from Him not one thing was created
that has been created.

Hebrews 1:1-2

Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways. In these last days, He has spoken to us by His Son. God has appointed Him heir of all things and made the universe through Him.

1 John 1:1-2

What was from the beginning,
what we have heard,
what we have seen with our eyes,
what we have observed
and have touched with our hands,
concerning the Word of life— that life was revealed,
and we have seen it
and we testify and declare to you
the eternal life that was with the Father
and was revealed to us—

Mark 2:2

So many people gathered together that there was no more room, not even in the doorway, and He was speaking the message to them.

Matthew 7:24-29

“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock. The rain fell, the rivers rose, and the winds blew and pounded that house. Yet it didn’t collapse, because its foundation was on the rock. But everyone who hears these words of Mine and doesn’t act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.read more.
The rain fell, the rivers rose, the winds blew and pounded that house, and it collapsed. And its collapse was great!” When Jesus had finished this sermon, the crowds were astonished at His teaching, because He was teaching them like one who had authority, and not like their scribes.

Luke 6:47-49

I will show you what someone is like who comes to Me, hears My words, and acts on them: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn’t shake it, because it was well built. But the one who hears and does not act is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The river crashed against it, and immediately it collapsed. And the destruction of that house was great!”

Matthew 13:20-23

And the one sown on rocky ground—this is one who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy. Yet he has no root in himself, but is short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he stumbles. Now the one sown among the thorns—this is one who hears the word, but the worries of this age and the seduction of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.read more.
But the one sown on the good ground—this is one who hears and understands the word, who does bear fruit and yields: some 100, some 60, some 30 times what was sown.”

Mark 4:13-20

Then He said to them: “Don’t you understand this parable? How then will you understand any of the parables? The sower sows the word. These are the ones along the path where the word is sown: when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes away the word sown in them.read more.
And these are the ones sown on rocky ground: when they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy. But they have no root in themselves; they are short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, they immediately stumble. Others are sown among thorns; these are the ones who hear the word, but the worries of this age, the seductionof wealth, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful. But the ones sown on good ground are those who hear the word, welcome it, and produce a crop: 30, 60, and 100 times what was sown.”

Luke 8:11-15

“This is the meaning of the parable:The seed is the word of God. The seed along the path are those who have heard and then the Devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved. And the seed on the rock are those who, when they hear, welcome the word with joy. Having no root, these believe for a while and depart in a time of testing.read more.
As for the seed that fell among thorns, these are the ones who, when they have heard, go on their way and are choked with worries, riches, and pleasures of life, and produce no mature fruit. But the seed in the good ground—these are the ones who, having heard the word with an honest and good heart, hold on to it and by enduring, bear fruit.

John 6:63-68

The Spirit is the One who gives life. The flesh doesn’t help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life. But there are some among you who don’t believe.” (For Jesus knew from the beginning those who would not believe and the one who would betray Him.) He said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to Me unless it is granted to him by the Father.”read more.
From that moment many of His disciples turned back and no longer accompanied Him. Therefore Jesus said to the Twelve,“You don’t want to go away too, do you?” Simon Peter answered, “Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life.

John 8:31-32

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed Him, “If you continue in My word,you really are My disciples. You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

John 12:47-50

If anyone hears My words and doesn’t keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world. The one who rejects Me and doesn’t accept My sayings has this as his judge: The word I have spoken will judge him on the last day. For I have not spoken on My own, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a command as to what I should say and what I should speak.read more.
I know that His command is eternal life. So the things that I speak, I speak just as the Father has told Me.”

John 14:10-24

Don’t you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me? The words I speak to you I do not speak on My own. The Father who lives in Me does His works. Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me. Otherwise, believe because of the works themselves. “I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father.read more.
Whatever you ask in My name, I will do it so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it. “If you love Me, you will keep My commands. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever. He is the Spirit of truth. The world is unable to receive Him because it doesn’t see Him or know Him. But you do know Him, because He remains with you and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans; I am coming to you. “In a little while the world will see Me no longer, but you will see Me. Because I live, you will live too. In that day you will know that I am in My Father, you are in Me, and I am in you. The one who has My commands and keeps them is the one who loves Me. And the one who loves Me will be loved by My Father. I also will love him and will reveal Myself to him.” Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, “Lord, how is it You’re going to reveal Yourself to us and not to the world?” Jesus answered, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word. My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him. The one who doesn’t love Me will not keep My words. The word that you hear is not Mine but is from the Father who sent Me.

John 17:6-8

I have revealed Your name
to the men You gave Me from the world.
They were Yours, You gave them to Me,
and they have kept Your word. Now they know that all things
You have given to Me are from You, because the words that You gave Me,
I have given them.
They have received them
and have known for certain
that I came from You.
They have believed that You sent Me.

Acts 13:44-46

The following Sabbath almost the whole town assembled to hear the message of the Lord. But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began to oppose what Paul was saying by insulting him. Then Paul and Barnabas boldly said: “It was necessary that God’s message be spoken to you first. But since you reject it and consider yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles!

Acts 19:10

And this went on for two years, so that all the inhabitants of Asia, both Jews and Greeks, heard the message about the Lord.

Deuteronomy 30:14

But the message is very near you, in your mouth and in your heart, so that you may follow it.

Romans 10:8-10

On the contrary, what does it say? The message is near you, in your mouth and in your heart. This is the message of faith that we proclaim: If you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. One believes with the heart, resulting in righteousness, and one confesses with the mouth, resulting in salvation.

Hebrews 4:2

For we also have received the good news just as they did; but the message they heard did not benefit them, since they were not united with those who heard it in faith

Psalm 119:9-11

?BetHow can a young man keep his way pure?
By keeping Your word. I have sought You with all my heart;
don’t let me wander from Your commands. I have treasured Your word in my heart
so that I may not sin against You.

Psalm 33:4-5

For the word of the Lord is right,
and all His work is trustworthy. He loves righteousness and justice;
the earth is full of the Lord’s unfailing love.

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

John 14:23-24

Jesus answered, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word. My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him. The one who doesn’t love Me will not keep My words. The word that you hear is not Mine but is from the Father who sent Me.

Matthew 12:36-37

I tell you that on the day of judgment people will have to account for every careless word they speak. For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.”

Judges 8:1-3

The men of Ephraim said to him, “Why have you done this to us, not calling us when you went to fight against the Midianites?” And they argued with him violently. So he said to them, “What have I done now compared to you? Is not the gleaning of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer? God handed over to you Oreb and Zeeb, the two princes of Midian. What was I able to do compared to you?” When he said this, their anger against him subsided.

2 Chronicles 10:13-14

Then the king answered them harshly. King Rehoboam rejected the elders’ advice and spoke to them according to the young men’s advice, saying, “My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it; my father disciplined you with whips, but I, with barbed whips.”

James 3:1-12

Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive a stricter judgment, for we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a mature man who is also able to control his whole body. Now when we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we also guide the whole animal.read more.
And consider ships: Though very large and driven by fierce winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot directs. So too, though the tongue is a small part of the body, it boasts great things. Consider how large a forest a small fire ignites. And the tongue is a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell. Every sea creature, reptile, bird, or animal is tamed and has been tamed by man, but no man can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. We praise our Lord and Father with it, and we curse men who are made in God’s likeness with it. Praising and cursing come out of the same mouth. My brothers, these things should not be this way. Does a spring pour out sweet and bitter water from the same opening? Can a fig tree produce olives, my brothers, or a grapevine produce figs? Neither can a saltwater spring yield fresh water.

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God, Holiness of » Exhibited in his » Words

Psalm 60:6

God has spoken in His sanctuary:
“I will triumph! I will divide up Shechem.
I will apportion the Valley of Succoth.

Jeremiah 23:9

Concerning the prophets:My heart is broken within me,
and all my bones tremble.
I have become like a drunkard,
like a man overcome by wine,
because of the Lord,
because of His holy words.

Judgment » Shall be of all » Words

Matthew 12:36-37

I tell you that on the day of judgment people will have to account for every careless word they speak. For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned."

Preciousness of Christ » On account of his » Words

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered, “Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life.

Wise » Words » Appropriate

Proverbs 25:11

A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

The calm words of the wise are heeded
more than the shouts of a ruler over fools.

Wise » Words » Forcible

Job 6:25

How painful honest words can be!
But what does your rebuke prove?

Wise » Words » Inspiring and unforgettable

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The sayings of the wise are like goads, and those from masters of collections are like firmly embedded nails. The sayings are given by one Shepherd.

Wise » Words » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious,
but the lips of a fool consume him.

Wise » Words » Pleasant

Wise » Words » Comforting

Words » Kept words of Christ » Kind, examples of

Genesis 50:21

Therefore don’t be afraid. I will take care of you and your little ones.” And he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

Words » Spiritual wise » Appropriate

Proverbs 25:11

A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

The calm words of the wise are heeded
more than the shouts of a ruler over fools.

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Divine

John 14:24

The one who doesn’t love Me will not keep My words. The word that you hear is not Mine but is from the Father who sent Me.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone teaches other doctrine and does not agree with the sound teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching that promotes godliness,

Words » Spiritual wise » Forcible

Job 6:25

How painful honest words can be!
But what does your rebuke prove?

Words » Evil » Flattering

Words » Spiritual wise » Inspiring and unforgettable

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The sayings of the wise are like goads, and those from masters of collections are like firmly embedded nails. The sayings are given by one Shepherd.

Words » Spiritual wise » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious,
but the lips of a fool consume him.

Words » Spoken at the proper moment

Words » Vain, not to be regarded

Exodus 5:9

Impose heavier work on the men. Then they will be occupied with it and not pay attention to deceptive words.”

Words » Kept words of Christ » Access to God

Words » Spiritual wise » Pleasant

Words » Evil » Enticing

Colossians 2:4

I am saying this so that no one will deceive you with persuasive arguments.

Words » Evil » Hasty

Words » Kept words of Christ » The abiding comforter

John 14:15-16

"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever.

Words » Evil » Irritating

Words » Of jesus » Will judge

John 12:47-48

If anyone hears My words and doesn't keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world. The one who rejects Me and doesn't accept My sayings has this as his judge: the word I have spoken will judge him on the last day.

Words » Evil » Irreverent

Malachi 3:13

“Your words against Me are harsh,” says the Lord.Yet you ask: “What have we spoken against You?”

Words » Evil » Proud

2 Peter 2:18

For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.

Words » Spiritual wise » Comforting

Words » Evil » Insincere

Words » Evil » Malicious

3 John 1:10

This is why, if I come, I will remind him of the works he is doing, slandering us with malicious words. And he is not satisfied with that! He not only refuses to welcome the brothers himself, but he even stops those who want to do so and expels them from the church.

Words » Idle, an account must be given for on the day of judgment

Matthew 12:36-37

I tell you that on the day of judgment people will have to account for every careless word they speak. For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned."

Words » Of the teacher, should be plain

1 Corinthians 14:19

yet in the church I would rather speak five words with my understanding, in order to teach others also, than 10,000 words in another language.

1 Corinthians 14:9

In the same way, unless you use your tongue for intelligible speech, how will what is spoken be known? For you will be speaking into the air.

Words » Will swallow himself

Ecclesiastes 10:12-14

The words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, but the lips of a fool consume him. The beginning of the words of his mouth is folly, but the end of his speaking is evil madness. Yet the fool multiplies words. No one knows what will happen, and who can tell anyone what will happen after him?

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Words of judgment

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Imperishable

Words » Kept words of Christ » Fellowship, with God

Words » Kept words of Christ » Assurance

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Incomparable

John 7:46

The police answered, “No man ever spoke like this!”

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Life-giving

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered, “Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life.

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Spiritual

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Gracious

Luke 4:22

They were all speaking well of Him and were amazed by the gracious words that came from His mouth, yet they said, “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?”

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Mighty

Words » Kept words of Christ » Promises to those who keep

Words » Kept words of Christ » Divine disclosure

Words » Kept words of Christ » Eternal life

Words » Of the wise » As goads, and as well-fastened nails

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The sayings of the wise are like goads, and those from masters of collections are like firmly embedded nails. The sayings are given by one Shepherd.

Words » Of the wise » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious,
but the lips of a fool consume him.

Words » Of jesus » Are spirit and life

Words » Of jesus » Of eternal life

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered, “Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life.

Words » Evil » Vain

Job 16:3

Is there no end to your empty words?
What provokes you that you continue testifying?

Words » Aptly spoken, like apples of gold in filigree of silver

Proverbs 25:11

A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.

Words » Unspeakable, heard by paul in paradise

2 Corinthians 12:4

was caught up into paradise. He heard inexpressible words, which a man is not allowed to speak.

Words » Of the hypocrite, softer than oil

Psalm 55:21

His buttery words are smooth,
but war is in his heart.
His words are softer than oil,
but they are drawn swords.

Words » Without knowledge, darken advice

Job 38:2

Who is this who obscures My counsel
with ignorant words?

Words » Seditious, deceive the naive

Words » Should be acceptable to God

Words » Unprofitable, to be avoided

Words » In a multitude of, is sin

Words » Hasty, folly of

Words » Of jesus » Gracious

Luke 4:22

They were all speaking well of Him and were amazed by the gracious words that came from His mouth, yet they said, “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?”

Words » Of the talebearer, wounds to the soul

Proverbs 18:8

A gossip’s words are like choice food
that goes down to one’s innermost being.

Words » Of the complete man, gentle

Words » Like a tempest

Job 8:2

How long will you go on saying these things?
Your words are a blast of wind.

Words » Deceitful, are a snare to the one who utters them

Proverbs 6:2

you have been trapped by the words of your lips
ensnared by the words of your mouth.

Words » Fool known by the multitude of

Topics on Words

Duplicating Words

1;22;11

But the Angel of the Lord called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!”He replied, “Here I am.”

Gentle Words

20;15;1

A gentle answer turns away anger,
but a harsh word stirs up wrath.

Good Words

20;16;24

Pleasant words are a honeycomb:
sweet to the taste and health to the body.

Kind Words

20;16;24

Pleasant words are a honeycomb:
sweet to the taste and health to the body.

Last Words

1;17;22

When He finished talking with him, God withdrew from Abraham.

Man's Words Fulfilled

9;3;19

Samuel grew, and the Lord was with him, and He fulfilled everything Samuel prophesied.

The Disciples Words

40;13;10

Then the disciples came up and asked Him, “Why do You speak to them in parables?”

The Power Of Words

20;18;21

Life and death are in the power of the tongue,
and those who love it will eat its fruit.

Too Many Words

18;16;3

Is there no end to your empty words?
What provokes you that you continue testifying?

Useless Words

18;15;3

Should he argue with useless talk
or with words that serve no good purpose?

Useless Words And Thinking

2;20;7

Do not misuse the name of the Lord your God, because the Lord will not leave anyone unpunished who misuses His name.

Words To Individuals Fulfilled

11;15;29

When Baasha became king, he struck down the entire house of Jeroboam. He did not leave Jeroboam any survivors but destroyed his family according to the word of the Lord He had spoken through His servant Ahijah the Shilonite.

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