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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 in the beginning with God. All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing that exists came into being.

Hebrews 1:1-2

God, who in ancient days spoke to our forefathers in many distinct messages and by various methods through the Prophets, has at the end of these days spoken to us through a Son, who is the pre-destined Lord of the universe, and through whom He made the Ages.

1 John 1:1-2

That which was from the beginning, which we have listened to, which we have seen with our own eyes, and our own hands have handled concerning the Word of Life-- the Life was manifested, and we have seen and bear witness, and we declare unto you the Life of the Ages which was with the Father and was manifested to us--

Mark 2:2

and such numbers of people came together that there was no longer room for them even round the door. He was speaking His Message to them,

Matthew 7:24-29

"Every one who hears these my teachings and acts upon them will be found to resemble a wise man who builds his house upon rock; and the heavy rain falls, the swollen torrents come, and the winds blow and beat against the house; yet it does not fall, for its foundation is on rock. And every one who hears these my teachings and does not act upon them will be found to resemble a fool who builds his house upon sand.read more.
The heavy rain descends, the swollen torrents come, and the winds blow and burst upon the house, and it falls; and disastrous is the fall." When Jesus had concluded this discourse, the crowds were filled with amazement at His teaching, for He had been teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their Scribes taught.

Luke 6:47-49

Every one who comes to me and listens to my words and puts them in practice, I will show you whom he is like. He is like a man building a house, who digs and goes deep, and lays the foundation on the rock; and when a flood comes, the torrent bursts upon that house, but is unable to shake it, because it is securely built. But he who has heard and not practised is like a man who has built a house upon the soft soil without a foundation, against which the torrent bursts, and immediately it collapses, and terrible is the wreck and ruin of that house."

Matthew 13:20-23

He who has received the seed on the rocky ground is the man who hears the Message and immediately receives it with joy. It has struck no root, however, within him. He continues for a time, but when suffering comes, or persecution, because of the Message, he at once stumbles and falls. He who has received the seed among the thorns is the man who hears the Message, but the cares of the present age and the delusions of riches quite stifle the Message, and it becomes unfruitful.read more.
But he who has received the seed on good ground is he who hears and understands. Such hearers give a return, and yield one a hundred for one, another sixty, another thirty.")

Mark 4:13-20

"Do you all miss the meaning of this parable?" He added; "how then will you understand the rest of my parables?" "What the sower sows is the Message. Those who receive the seed by the way-side are those in whom the Message is sown, but, when they have heard it, Satan comes at once and carries away the Message sown in them.read more.
In the same way those who receive the seed on the rocky places are those who, when they have heard the Message, at once accept it joyfully, but they have no root within them. They last for a time; then, when suffering or persecution comes because of the Message, they are immediately overthrown. Others there are who receive the seed among the thorns: these are they who have heard the Message, but worldly cares and the deceitfulness of wealth and the excessive pursuit of other objects come in and stifle the Message, and it becomes unfruitful. Those, on the other hand, who have received the seed on the good ground, are all who hear the Message and welcome it, and yield a return of thirty, sixty, or a hundred fold."

Luke 8:11-15

The meaning of the parable is as follows. The seed is God's Message. Those by the way-side are those who have heard, and then the Devil comes and carries away the Message from their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved. Those on the rock are the people who on hearing the Message receive it joyfully; but they have no root: for a time they believe, but when trial comes they fall away.read more.
That which fell among the thorns means those who have heard, but as they go on their way, the Message is stifled by the anxieties, wealth and gaieties of time, and they yield nothing in perfection. But as for that in the good ground, it means those who, having listened to the Message with open minds and in a right spirit, hold it fast, and patiently yield a return.

John 6:63-68

It is the spirit which gives Life. The flesh confers no benefit whatever. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and are Life. But there are some of you who do not believe." For Jesus knew from the beginning who those were that did not believe, and who it was that would betray Him. So He added, "That is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it be granted him by the Father."read more.
Thereupon many of His disciples left Him and went away, and no longer associated with Him. Jesus therefore appealed to the Twelve. "Will you go also?" He asked. "Master," replied Simon Peter, "to whom shall we go? Your teachings tell us of the Life of the Ages.

John 8:31-32

Jesus therefore said to those of the Jews who had now believed in Him, "As for you, if you hold fast to my teaching, then you are truly my disciples; and you shall know the Truth, and the Truth will make you free."

John 12:47-50

And if any one hears my teachings and regards them not, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world. He who sets me at naught and does not receive my teachings is not left without a judge: the Message which I have spoken will judge him on the last day. Because I have not spoken on my own authority; but the Father who sent me, Himself gave me a command what to say and in what words to speak.read more.
And I know that His command is the Life of the Ages. What therefore I speak, I speak just as the Father has bidden me."

John 14:10-24

Do you not believe that I am in the Father and that the Father is in me? The things that I tell you all I do not speak on my own authority: but the Father dwelling within me carries on His own work. Believe me, all of you, that I am in the Father and that the Father is in me; or at any rate, believe me because of what I do. In most solemn truth I tell you that he who trusts in me--the things which I do he shall do also; and greater things than these he shall do, because I am going to the Father.read more.
And whatever any of you ask in my name, I will do, in order that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you make any request of me in my name, I will do it. "If you love me, you will obey my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Advocate to be for ever with you--the Spirit of truth. That Spirit the world cannot receive, because it does not see Him or know Him. You know Him, because He remains by your side and is in you. I will not leave you bereaved: I am coming to you. Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but you will see me: because I live, you also shall live. At that time you will know that I am in my Father, and that you are in me, and that I am in you. He who has my commandments and obeys them--he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will clearly reveal myself to him." Judas (not the Iscariot) "If any one loves me," replied Jesus, "he will obey my teaching; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. He who has no love for me does not obey my teaching; and yet the teaching to which you are listening is not mine, but is the teaching of the Father who sent me.

John 17:6-8

"I have revealed Thy perfections to the men whom Thou gavest me out of the world. Thine they were, and Thou gavest them to me, and they have obeyed Thy message. Now they know that whatever Thou hast given me is from Thee. For the truths which Thou didst teach me I have taught them. And they have received them, and have known for certain that I came out from Thy presence, and have believed that Thou didst send me.

Acts 13:44-46

On the next Sabbath almost the whole population of the city came together to hear the Lord's Message. Seeing the crowds, the Jews, filled with angry jealousy, opposed Paul's statements and abused him. Then, throwing off all reserve, Paul and Barnabas said, "We were bound to proclaim God's Message to you first. But since you spurn it and judge yourselves to be unworthy of the Life of the Ages--well, we turn to the Gentiles.

Acts 19:10

This went on for two years, so that all the inhabitants of the province of Asia, Jews as well as Greeks, heard the Lord's Message.

Romans 10:8-10

But what does it say? "The Message is close to you, in your mouth and in your heart;" that is, the Message which we are publishing about the faith-- that if with your mouth you confess Jesus as Lord and in your heart believe that God brought Him back to life, you shall be saved. For with the heart men believe and obtain righteousness, and with the mouth they make confession and obtain salvation.

Hebrews 4:2

For Good News has been brought to us as truly as to them; but the message they heard failed to benefit them, because they were not one in faith with those who gave heed to it.

John 14:23-24

"If any one loves me," replied Jesus, "he will obey my teaching; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. He who has no love for me does not obey my teaching; and yet the teaching to which you are listening is not mine, but is the teaching of the Father who sent me.

Hebrews 4:12

For God's Message is full of life and power, and is keener than the sharpest two-edged sword. It pierces even to the severance of soul from spirit, and penetrates between the joints and the marrow, and it can discern the secret thoughts and purposes of the heart.

Matthew 12:36-37

But I tell you that for every careless word that men shall speak they will be held accountable on the day of Judgement. For each of you by his words shall be justified, or by his words shall be condemned."

James 3:1-12

Do not be eager, my brethren, for many among you to become teachers; for you know that we teachers shall undergo severer judgement. For we often stumble and fall, all of us. If there is any one who never stumbles in speech, that man has reached maturity of character and is able to curb his whole nature. Remember that we put the horses' bit into their mouths to make them obey us, and so we turn their whole bodies round.read more.
So too with ships, great as they are, and often driven along by strong gales, yet they can be steered with a very small rudder in whichever direction the caprice of the man at the helm chooses. In the same way the tongue is an insignificant part of the body, but it is immensely boastful. Remember how a mere spark may set a vast forest in flames. And the tongue is a fire. That world of iniquity, the tongue, is placed within us spotting and soiling our whole nature, and setting the whole round of our lives on fire, being itself set on fire by Gehenna. For brute nature under all its forms--beasts and birds, reptiles and fishes--can be subjected and kept in subjection by human nature. But the tongue no man or woman is able to tame. It is an ever-busy mischief, and is full of deadly poison. With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who are made in God's likeness. Out of the same mouth there proceed blessing and cursing. My brethren, this ought not to be. In a fountain, are fresh water and bitter sent forth from the same opening? Can a fig-tree, my brethren, yield olives, or a vine yield figs? No; and neither can salt water yield sweet.

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Judgment » Shall be of all » Words

Matthew 12:36-37

But I tell you that for every careless word that men shall speak they will be held accountable on the day of Judgement. For each of you by his words shall be justified, or by his words shall be condemned."

Preciousness of Christ » On account of his » Words

John 6:68

"Master," replied Simon Peter, "to whom shall we go? Your teachings tell us of the Life of the Ages.

Wise » Words » Appropriate

Wise » Words » Forcible

Wise » Words » Inspiring and unforgettable

Wise » Words » Gracious

Wise » Words » Pleasant

Wise » Words » Comforting

Words » Kept words of Christ » Kind, examples of

Words » Spiritual wise » Appropriate

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Divine

John 14:24

He who has no love for me does not obey my teaching; and yet the teaching to which you are listening is not mine, but is the teaching of the Father who sent me.

1 Timothy 6:3

So teach and exhort. If any one is a teacher of any other kind of doctrine, and refuses assent to wholesome instructions--those of our Lord Jesus Christ--and the teaching that harmonizes with true godliness,

Words » Spiritual wise » Forcible

Words » Evil » Flattering

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For, as you are well aware, we have never used the language of flattery nor have we found pretexts for enriching ourselves--God is our witness;

Words » Spiritual wise » Inspiring and unforgettable

Words » Spiritual wise » Gracious

Words » Spoken at the proper moment

Words » Vain, not to be regarded

Words » Kept words of Christ » Access to God

Words » Spiritual wise » Pleasant

Words » Evil » Enticing

Colossians 2:4

I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.

Words » Evil » Hasty

Words » Kept words of Christ » The abiding comforter

John 14:15-16

"If you love me, you will obey my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Advocate to be for ever with you--the Spirit of truth.

Words » Evil » Irritating

Words » Of jesus » Will judge

John 12:47-48

And if any one hears my teachings and regards them not, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world. He who sets me at naught and does not receive my teachings is not left without a judge: the Message which I have spoken will judge him on the last day.

Words » Evil » Irreverent

Words » Evil » Proud

2 Peter 2:18

For, while they pour out their frivolous and arrogant talk, they use earthly cravings--every kind of immorality--as a bait to entrap men who are just escaping from the influence of those who live in error.

Words » Spiritual wise » Comforting

Words » Evil » Insincere

Words » Evil » Malicious

3 John 1:10

For this reason, if I come, I shall not forget his conduct, nor his idle and mischievous talk against us. And he does not stop there: he not only will not receive the brethren, but those who desire to do this he hinders, and excludes them from the Church.

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

Matthew 12:36-37

But I tell you that for every careless word that men shall speak they will be held accountable on the day of Judgement. For each of you by his words shall be justified, or by his words shall be condemned."

Words » Of the teacher, should be plain

1 Corinthians 14:19

but in the Church I would rather speak five words with my understanding--so as to instruct others also--than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.

1 Corinthians 14:9

And so with you; if with the living voice you fail to utter intelligible words, how will people know what you are saying? You will be talking to the winds.

Words » Will swallow himself

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

"No mere man has ever spoken as this man speaks," said the officers.

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

John 6:68

"Master," replied Simon Peter, "to whom shall we go? Your teachings tell us of the Life of the Ages.

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Spiritual

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Gracious

Luke 4:22

And they all spoke well of Him, wondering at the sweet words of kindness which fell from His lips, while they asked one another, "Is not this Joseph's son?"

Words » Christ's, characteristics of » Mighty

Luke 4:32

And they were greatly impressed by His teaching, because He spoke with the language of authority.

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

Words » Kept words of Christ » Divine disclosure

John 17:6

"I have revealed Thy perfections to the men whom Thou gavest me out of the world. Thine they were, and Thou gavest them to me, and they have obeyed Thy message.

Words » Kept words of Christ » Eternal life

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

Words » Of the wise » Gracious

Words » Of jesus » Are spirit and life

Words » Of jesus » Of eternal life

John 6:68

"Master," replied Simon Peter, "to whom shall we go? Your teachings tell us of the Life of the Ages.

Words » Evil » Vain

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

Words » Unspeakable, heard by paul in paradise

2 Corinthians 12:4

God knows--was caught up into Paradise and heard unspeakable things which no human being is permitted to repeat.

Words » Of the hypocrite, softer than oil

Words » Without knowledge, darken advice

Words » Seditious, deceive the naive

Romans 16:18

For men of that stamp are not bondservants of Christ our Lord, but are slaves to their own appetites; and by their plausible words and their flattery they utterly deceive the minds of the simple.

Words » Should be acceptable to God

Words » Unprofitable, to be avoided

2 Timothy 2:14

Bring all this to men's remembrances, solemnly charging them in the presence of God not to waste time in wrangling about mere words, a course which is altogether unprofitable and tends only to the ruin of the hearers.

Words » In a multitude of, is sin

Words » Hasty, folly of

Words » Of jesus » Gracious

Luke 4:22

And they all spoke well of Him, wondering at the sweet words of kindness which fell from His lips, while they asked one another, "Is not this Joseph's son?"

Words » Of the talebearer, wounds to the soul

Words » Of the complete man, gentle

Words » Like a tempest

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

Words » Fool known by the multitude of

Topics on Words

Gentle Words

Acts 5:26

Upon this the Commander went with the officers, and brought the Apostles; but without using violence; for they were afraid of being stoned by the people.

Kind Words

Luke 4:22

And they all spoke well of Him, wondering at the sweet words of kindness which fell from His lips, while they asked one another, "Is not this Joseph's son?"

Last Words

Matthew 13:53

Jesus concluded this series of parables and then departed.

Man's Words Fulfilled

John 18:9

He made this request in order that the words He had spoken might be fulfilled, "As for those whom Thou hast given me, I have not lost one."

The Disciples Words

Matthew 13:10

(And His disciples came and asked Him, "Why do you speak to them in figurative language?"

Useless Words

2 Timothy 2:14

Bring all this to men's remembrances, solemnly charging them in the presence of God not to waste time in wrangling about mere words, a course which is altogether unprofitable and tends only to the ruin of the hearers.