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The Word? Pt. 2


One of the titles of Jesus was the Word of God. In John’s gospel we read.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1).

John also wrote.

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth (John 1:14).

In the Book of Revelation it says.

He is dressed in a robe dipped in blood, and his name is the Word of God (Revelation 19:13).

This Term Is Not Defined

Although there is no explanation given in Scripture as to why Jesus is called the Word of God there have been several suggested reasons.

It May Refer To Wisdom Personified

It has been argued that Jesus is the personification of wisdom as is described in Proverbs 5-8. This section begins by saying.

My son, pay attention to my wisdom, listen well to my words of insight (Proverbs 5:1).

The Word Is God’s Communication To Humanity

It is possible that the term “word” is used the same manner as does the Old Testament – the communication of God to humanity. This is exactly what Jesus did – He revealed to the world the Word of God. Jesus was the personification of the written and spoken Word. In the Old Testament God revealed His word through the prophets while in the New Testament the word of God was revealed in a Person – God the Son.

Summary

Jesus is called, “the Word of God.” Although Scripture does not define what is meant by that term it could refer to the fact that He is the personification of the written and spoken word. The testimony that God revealed through the prophets during the Old Testament period was now made human with the coming of Christ. Hence the Word became flesh.

Promises in The Word! In Christ Jesus: You will tread upon the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent.

“Because he Loves me,” says The LORD, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges My name.

He will call upon The El Shaddai, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him, Amen.

With long life will I satisfy Man and show him My salvation.” Amen.

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To God be The glory. Let us praise God together for His ALL in our lives, Amen.

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