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John 1:1-3

In the beginning, the Word existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. He existed in the beginning with God. Through him all things were made, and apart from him nothing was made that has been made.

Hebrews 1:1-2

God, having spoken in former times in fragmentary and varied fashion to our forefathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by a Son whom he appointed to be the heir of everything and through whom he also made the universe.

1 John 1:1-2

What existed from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we observed and touched with our own hands this is the Word of life! This life was revealed to us, and we have seen it and testify about it. We declare to you this eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us.

Mark 2:2

Such a large crowd gathered that there wasn't room for them, even in front of the door. Jesus was speaking his message to them

Matthew 7:24-29

"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, but it did not collapse because its foundation was on the rock. "Everyone who keeps on hearing these messages of mine and never puts them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. read more.
The rain fell, the floods came, the winds blew and battered that house, and it collapsed and its collapse was total." When Jesus had finished saying all these things, the crowds were utterly amazed at his teaching, because he was teaching them like a person who had authority, and not like their scribes.

Luke 6:47-49

I will show you what everyone is like who comes to me, hears my words, and acts on them. They are like a person building a house, who dug a deep hole to lay the foundation on rock. When a flood came, the floodwaters pushed against that house but couldn't shake it, because it had been founded on the rock. But the person who hears what I say but doesn't act on it is like someone who built a house on the ground without any foundation. When the floodwaters pushed against it, that house quickly collapsed, and the resulting destruction of that house was extensive."

Matthew 13:20-23

As for what was sown on the stony ground, this is the person who hears the word and accepts it joyfully at once, but since he doesn't have any root in himself, he lasts for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, he immediately falls away. As for what was sown among the thorn bushes, this is the person who hears the word, but the worries of life and the deceitful pleasures of wealth choke the word so that it can't produce a crop. read more.
But as for what was sown on good soil, this is the person who hears the word, understands it, and produces a crop that yields 100, 60, or 30 times what was sown."

Mark 4:13-20

Then he told them, "You don't understand this parable, so how can you understand any of the parables? The farmer sows the word. Some people are like the seeds along the path, where the word is sown. When they hear it, Satan immediately comes and takes away the word that was sown in them. read more.
Others are like the seeds sown on the stony ground. When they hear the word, at once they joyfully accept it, but since they don't have any roots, they last for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, they immediately fall away. Still others are like the seeds sown among the thorn bushes. These are the people who hear the word, but the worries of life, the deceitful pleasures of wealth, and the desires for other things come in and choke the word so that it can't produce a crop. Others are like the seeds sown on good soil. They hear the word, accept it, and produce crops 30, 60, or 100 times what was sown."

Luke 8:11-15

"Now this is what the parable means. The seed is God's word. The ones on the path are the people who listen, but then the Devil comes and takes the word away from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved. The ones on the stony ground are the people who joyfully welcome the word when they hear it. But since they don't have any roots, they believe for a while, but in a time of testing they fall away. read more.
The ones that fell among the thorn bushes are the people who listen, but as they go on their way they are choked by the worries, wealth, and pleasures of life, and their fruit doesn't mature. But the ones on the good soil are the people who hear the word but also hold on to it with good and honest hearts, producing a crop through endurance."

John 6:63-68

It's the Spirit who gives life; the flesh accomplishes nothing. The words that I've spoken to you are spirit and life. But there are some among you who don't believe..." - because Jesus knew from the beginning those who weren't believing, as well as the one who would betray him. So he said, "That's why I told you that no one can come to me unless it be granted him by the Father." read more.
As a result, many of his disciples turned back and no longer associated with him. So Jesus asked the Twelve, "You don't want to leave, too, do you?" Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life.

John 8:31-32

So Jesus told those Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are really my disciples. And 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 don't condemn him, because I didn't come to condemn the world, but to save it. The one who rejects me and doesn't receive my words has something to judge him: The word that I've spoken will judge him on the last day, because I haven't spoken on my own authority. Instead, the Father who sent me has himself commanded me what to say and how to speak. read more.
And I know that what he commands brings eternal life. What I speak, therefore, I speak just as the Father has told me."

John 14:10-24

You believe, don't you, that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I don't speak on my own. It is the Father who dwells in me and who carries out his work. Believe me, I am in the Father and the Father is in me. Otherwise, believe me because of what I've been doing. Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me will also do what I'm doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I'm going to the Father. read more.
I'll do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me for anything in my name, I will do it." "If you love me, keep my commandments. I will ask the Father to give you another Helper, to be with you always. He is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor recognizes him. But you recognize him, because he lives with you and will be in you. I'm not going to forsake you like orphans. I will come back to you. "In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. Because I live, you will live also. At that time, you'll know that I am in my Father, that you are in me, and that I am in you. The person who has my commandments and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I, too, will love him and reveal myself to him." Judas (not Iscariot) asked him, "Lord, how is it that you are going to reveal yourself to us and not to the world?" Jesus answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word. Then my Father will love him, and we will go to him and make our home within him. The one who doesn't love me doesn't keep my words. The words that you're hearing me say are not mine, but come from the Father who sent me.

John 17:6-8

I have made your name known to these men whom you gave me from the world. They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word. Now they realize that everything you gave me comes from you, because the words that you gave me I passed on to them. They have received them and know for sure that I came from you. They have believed that you sent me.

Acts 13:44-46

The next Sabbath almost the whole town gathered to hear the word of the Lord. But when the Jewish leaders saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began to object to the statements made by Paul and even to abuse him. Then Paul and Barnabas boldly declared, "We had to speak God's word to you first, but since you reject it and consider yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we are now going to turn to the gentiles.

Acts 19:10

This went on for two years, so that all who lived in Asia, Jews and Greeks alike, heard the word of the Lord.

Deuteronomy 30:14

No, the word is very near you it's within your mouth and heart for you to attain."

Romans 10:8-10

But what does it say? "The message is near you. It is in your mouth and in your heart." This is the message about faith that we are proclaiming: If you declare with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For one believes with his heart and is justified, and declares with his mouth and is saved.

Hebrews 4:2

because we have had the good news told to us as well as to them. But the message they heard did not help them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened to it.

Psalm 119:9-11

How can a young man keep his behavior pure? By guarding it in accordance with your word. I have sought you with all of my heart; do not let me drift away from your commands. I have stored what you have said in my heart, so I won't sin against you.

Psalm 33:4-5

For the word of the LORD is upright; and all his works are done in faithfulness. He loves righteousness and justice; the world is filled with the gracious love of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you, causing you to be hungry, yet he fed you with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, in order to teach you that human beings are not to live by food alone instead human beings are to live by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.

John 14:23-24

Jesus answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word. Then my Father will love him, and we will go to him and make our home within him. The one who doesn't love me doesn't keep my words. The words that you're hearing me say are not mine, but come from the Father who sent me.

Matthew 12:36-37

I tell you, on Judgment Day people will give an account for every thoughtless word they have uttered, because by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned."

Judges 8:1-3

Later on, the descendants of Ephraim spoke to Gideon. They argued vehemently, "What are you doing to us? You never called us! But you went out to fight Midian!" "What have I accomplished compared to you?" he responded. "Isn't what's left from Ephraim's harvest better than the best vintage of Abiezer? God gave Oreb and Zeeb, the leaders of Midian, into your control. What was I able to do compared to you?" When he said this, their anger calmed down.

2 Chronicles 10:13-14

But the king answered them strictly and ignored the counsel of his elders. Instead, Rehoboam spoke to them along the lines of what the younger men suggested. He told them, "My father burdened you heavily, but I will add to that burden. If my father disciplined you with whips, I will, too with scorpions!"

James 3:1-12

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more severely than others. For all of us make many mistakes. If someone does not make any mistakes when he speaks, he is perfect and able to control his whole body. Now if we put bits into horses' mouths to make them obey us, we can guide their whole bodies as well. read more.
And look at ships! They are so big that it takes strong winds to drive them, yet they are steered by a tiny rudder wherever the helmsman directs. In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it can boast of great achievements. A huge forest can be set on fire by a little flame. The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell. For all kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, and sea creatures can be or have been tamed by humans, but no one can tame the tongue. It is an uncontrollable evil filled with deadly poison. With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse those who are made in God's likeness. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers! A spring cannot pour both fresh and brackish water from the same opening, can it? My brothers, a fig tree cannot produce olives, nor a grapevine figs, can it? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water.

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God, Holiness of » Exhibited in his » Words

Psalm 60:6

Then God spoke in his holiness, "I will rejoice I will divide Shechem; I will portion out the Succoth Valley.

Jeremiah 23:9

Concerning the prophets: My heart is broken within me, and all my bones shake. I'm like a drunk man, like a person overcome with wine, because of the LORD, and because of his holy words.

Judgment » Shall be of all » Words

Matthew 12:36-37

I tell you, on Judgment Day people will give an account for every thoughtless word they have uttered, because 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 him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life.

Wise » Words » Appropriate

Proverbs 25:11

Like golden apples set in silver is a word spoken at the right time.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

The softly spoken words of the wise are to be heard rather than the shouts of a ruler of fools.

Wise » Words » Forcible

Job 6:25

The truth can be painful, but what has your argument proven?

Wise » Words » Inspiring and unforgettable

Ecclesiastes 12:11

Sayings from the wise are like cattle prods and well fastened nails; this masterful collection was given by one shepherd.

Wise » Words » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words spoken by the wise are gracious, but the lips of a fool will devour him.

Wise » Words » Pleasant

Wise » Words » Comforting

Words » Kept words of Christ » Kind, examples of

Genesis 50:21

So don't be afraid! I'll take care of you and your little ones." So Joseph kept on comforting them, speaking to the needs of their hearts.

Words » Spiritual wise » Appropriate

Proverbs 25:11

Like golden apples set in silver is a word spoken at the right time.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

The softly spoken words of the wise are to be heard rather than the shouts of a ruler of fools.

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Divine

John 14:24

The one who doesn't love me doesn't keep my words. The words that you're hearing me say are not mine, but come from the Father who sent me.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone teaches false doctrine and refuses to agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and godly teaching,

Words » Spiritual wise » Forcible

Job 6:25

The truth can be painful, but what has your argument proven?

Words » Evil » Flattering

1 Thessalonians 2:5

As you know, we did not come with flattering words or with a scheme to make money. God is our witness!

Words » Spiritual wise » Inspiring and unforgettable

Ecclesiastes 12:11

Sayings from the wise are like cattle prods and well fastened nails; this masterful collection was given by one shepherd.

Words » Spiritual wise » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words spoken by the wise are gracious, but the lips of a fool will devour him.

Words » Spoken at the proper moment

Words » Vain, not to be regarded

Exodus 5:9

So increase the work load on the people, and let them do it so they don't pay attention to deceptive speeches."

Words » Kept words of Christ » Access to God

Words » Spiritual wise » Pleasant

Words » Evil » Enticing

Colossians 2:4

I say this so that no one will mislead you with nice-sounding rhetoric.

Words » Evil » Hasty

Words » Kept words of Christ » The abiding comforter

John 14:15-16

"If you love me, keep my commandments. I will ask the Father to give you another Helper, to be with you always.

Words » Evil » Irritating

Words » Of jesus » Will judge

John 12:47-48

If anyone hears my words and doesn't keep them, I don't condemn him, because I didn't come to condemn the world, but to save it. The one who rejects me and doesn't receive my words has something to judge him: The word that I've spoken will judge him on the last day,

Words » Evil » Irreverent

Malachi 3:13

"You have spoken arrogant words against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, "What did we say against you?'

Words » Evil » Proud

2 Peter 2:18

By talking high-sounding nonsense and using sinful cravings of the flesh, they entice people who have just escaped from those who live in error.

Words » Spiritual wise » Comforting

Words » Evil » Insincere

Words » Evil » Malicious

3 John 1:10

For this reason, when I come I will call attention to what he is doing in spreading false charges against us. And not content with that, he refuses to receive the brothers. He even tries to stop those who want to accept them and throws them out of the church.

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

Matthew 12:36-37

I tell you, on Judgment Day people will give an account for every thoughtless word they have uttered, because 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

But in church I would rather speak five words with my mind to instruct others than 10,000 words in a foreign language.

1 Corinthians 14:9

In the same way, unless you speak an intelligible message with your language, how will anyone know what is being said? You'll be talking into the air!

Words » Will swallow himself

Ecclesiastes 10:12-14

The words spoken by the wise are gracious, but the lips of a fool will devour him. He begins his speech with foolishness, and concludes it with evil madness. The fool overflows with words, and no one can predict what will happen. As to what will happen after him, who can explain it?

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 officers answered, "No man ever spoke like that!"

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

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life.

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Spiritual

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Gracious

Luke 4:22

All the people began to speak well of him and to wonder at the gracious words that flowed from his mouth. They said, "This is Joseph's son, isn't it?"

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Mighty

Luke 4:32

They were utterly amazed at what he taught, because his message was spoken with authority.

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

Words » Kept words of Christ » Divine disclosure

John 17:6

I have made your name known to these men whom you gave me from the world. They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.

Words » Kept words of Christ » Eternal life

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

Ecclesiastes 12:11

Sayings from the wise are like cattle prods and well fastened nails; this masterful collection was given by one shepherd.

Words » Of the wise » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words spoken by the wise are gracious, but the lips of a fool will devour him.

Words » Of jesus » Are spirit and life

Words » Of jesus » Of eternal life

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life.

Words » Evil » Vain

Job 16:3

Will windy words like yours never end? What is upsetting you that you keep on arguing?

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

Proverbs 25:11

Like golden apples set in silver is a word spoken at the right time.

Words » Unspeakable, heard by paul in paradise

2 Corinthians 12:4

was snatched away to Paradise and heard things that cannot be expressed in words, things that no human being has a right even to mention.

Words » Of the hypocrite, softer than oil

Psalm 55:21

His mouth is as smooth as butter, while war is in his heart. His words were as smooth as olive oil, while his sword is drawn.

Words » Without knowledge, darken advice

Job 38:2

"Who is this who keeps darkening my counsel without knowing what he's talking about?

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

All the people began to speak well of him and to wonder at the gracious words that flowed from his mouth. They said, "This is Joseph's son, isn't it?"

Words » Of the talebearer, wounds to the soul

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a gossip are like choice morsels as they descend to the innermost parts of the body.

Words » Of the complete man, gentle

Words » Like a tempest

Job 8:2

"How long will you keep talking like this? How long will you keep talking like a wind storm?

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

Proverbs 6:2

trapped by your own words, and caught by your own words,

Words » Fool known by the multitude of

Topics on Words

Duplicating Words

1;22;11

Just then, an angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven and said, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am," he answered.

Gentle Words

20;15;1

A gentle response diverts anger, but a harsh statement incites fury.

Good Words

20;16;24

Pleasant words are honey from a honeycomb sweet to the soul and healing for the body.

Kind Words

20;16;24

Pleasant words are honey from a honeycomb sweet to the soul and healing for the body.

Last Words

1;17;22

With that, God finished talking to Abraham, and ascended, leaving him.

Man's Words Fulfilled

9;3;19

As Samuel grew, the LORD was with him and did not let any of Samuel's predictions fail.

The Disciples Words

40;13;10

Then the disciples came and asked Jesus, "Why do you speak to people in parables?"

The Power Of Words

20;18;21

The power of the tongue is life and death those who love to talk will eat what it produces.

Too Many Words

18;16;3

Will windy words like yours never end? What is upsetting you that you keep on arguing?

Useless Words

18;15;3

Should he engage in unprofitable argument, or give a speech that benefits no one?

Useless Words And Thinking

2;20;7

"You are not to misuse the name of the LORD your God, because the LORD will not leave unpunished the one who misuses his name.

Words To Individuals Fulfilled

11;15;29

As soon as he was established as king, he killed everyone in the household of Jeroboam. He left not even one single person alive. He destroyed them completely, just as the LORD had spoken through his servant Ahijah the Shilonite,

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