God’s word

– As a Father, God speaks lovingly to his children:

Gen 15 :1 : After these events, the word of the Lord came to Abram.

Ex 34:28 : Moses stayed with the Lord […] And the Lord wrote on the tablets the text of the covenant, the ten words.

Deut 11:18 : Write these words of mine deep in your heart and in your soul.

Deut 30:14 : But that word is close to you, in your mouth and in your heart, so that you can fulfill it.

Deut 32 : 2 : Let my doctrine be poured out like rain, my word spread like dew.

Ps 11:7 : The words of the Lord are sincere words, pure as refined silver.

Psalm 32 :4: Because the word of the Lord is right, faithfulness shines forth in all his works.

Ps 67:12 : Only the Lord utters a word.

Psalm 104 :42 : For he remembered the sacred word given to his servant Abraham.

Ps 118,140.160 : Your word is free from all impurity: your servant loves it fervently.

– He also speaks through the mouth of the prophets to instruct his people:

Num 23,7 : Balaam uttered the following oracle.

Deut 4:36 : He made you hear his voice from heaven for your instruction, and on earth he showed you his great fire.

Deut 6:4 : Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is the only Lord.

Deut 10:12-25 : And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you, except that you fear him, walking in his ways?

Deut 18:18 : My words I will put in his mouth, and he will make my orders known to them.

1Sm 3,1 : The word of the Lord was rare in those days and visions were not frequent.

1Sm 9,27 : Samuel said to Saul: […] you are stopping here so I can tell you a word from God.

1 Kings 12:22 : But God spoke to Semeias, the man of God.

Ps 106 :20 : He sent his word to heal them, to rescue them from death.

Ps 118,11.105 : I keep your word in the bottom of my heart, so as not to offend you.

Is 1:10 : Hear the word of the Lord, princes of Sodom.

Is 38 :4 : Afterwards, the word of the Lord was addressed to Isaiah.

Is 40,8 : The grass withers and the flower withers, but the word of our God endures forever.

Is 45,23 : The truth comes out of my mouth, my word will never be revoked.

Is 55,11 : So it is with the word that my mouth utters: it does not return without having produced its effect.

Jer 1,2 : The word of the Lord came to him in the time of Josiah, son of Ammon.

Jer 42,7 : After ten days, the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah.

Hosea 1: 1 : The word of the Lord addressed to Hosea, son of Beeri, in the time of Ozias, of Joathan.

Joel 1 :1 : Oracle of the Lord addressed to Joel, son of Phathuel.

Mq 1,1-2 : Oracles of the Lord addressed to Micah of Morasti, in the time of Joathon.

Zeph 2 :5 : The word of the Lord was spoken against you, Canaan, land of the Philistines.

Hag 2 : The word of the Lord was heard through the prophet Haggai.

Zech 1,1-2 : In the eighth month of the second year of Darius’ reign, the word of the Lord came to the prophet Zechariah.

– By his Word, everything was created:

Gen 1,1–2,4 : God said: “Let there be light!”. And the light was made.

Job 37,5-13 : God thunders with his wonderful voice, he works wonders that we do not understand. He says to the snow: “Fall to the earth!”

Ps 32 :6 : By the word of the LORD were the heavens made, and all their host by the breath of his mouth.

Ps 106 :20 : He sent his word to heal them, to rescue them from death.

Ps 148,5-6 : Praise the name of the Lord, for he commanded and everything was created.

Eclo 39,16-17 : I will still reflect to tell it, because I am filled with an enthusiasm that says: “Listen to me, divine sprouts”.

Is 44,7-8.26.28 : Who announced the future from the beginning? May they predict to us what must still happen!

Is 48,12-13 : Hear me, Jacob, and you, Israel, whom I called! I am always the same, the first, and I am also the last.

Is 55,10-11 : As rain and snow fall from heaven […] so does the word that my mouth utters.

Jer 1:12: “You have seen well”, the Lord told me, “because I am watching over my word that it may be fulfilled”.

– And is ruled:

1Chr 16:33 : Let the trees of the forest rejoice in the presence of the Lord, for he comes to rule the earth.

Is 66,14 : With this vision your hearts will beat with joy, and your members will become strong like plants.

Hos 6,3 : Let us apply ourselves to know the Lord; coming from him is sure as dawn.

Hab 2,3-4 : Because there is still a vision for a fixed term, it quickly approaches its term and will not fail.

Mal 3,2-3 : Who will be safe on the day of his coming? Who can resist when he appears?

– Jesus is the Word of God incarnate:

Jn 1,12-14 : And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.

Jn 3:34 : Indeed, the one whom God has sent speaks the language of God, because he gives the Spirit without measure.

Jn 8:28 : When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know who I am and that I do nothing on my own.

Jn 10,34-37 : The Law calls those to whom the Word of God was addressed gods (well, the Scripture cannot be despised).

Jn 12,49-50 : Indeed, I did not speak on my own, but the Father, who sent me, himself prescribed for me what I should say.

Jn 14:24 : He who does not love me does not keep my words.

Jn 17,8.14 : Because I gave them the words that you entrusted to me and they received them and recognized them.

– To those who received his Word, he gave the power to become children of God:

Jo 1,11-13 : Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

Lc 8,21 : My mother and my brothers are these, who hear the Word of God and observe it.

Lk 11:28 : Rather, blessed are those who hear the Word of God and keep it!

1Jn 5:13 : I have written this to you so that you may know that you have eternal life, you who believe in the name of the Son of God.

– The Word of God is always efficacious for those who receive it:

Lc 8,21 : My mother and my brothers are these, who hear the Word of God and observe it.

Lk 11:28 : Rather, blessed are those who hear the Word of God and keep it!

Rom 1:16 : Indeed, I am not ashamed of the Gospel, for it is power from God.

1Cor 14:36 : Was it from among you that the word of God went forth? Or did she just come for you?

Col 1,25 : By virtue of the mission that God has given me to announce in your favor the fulfillment of the Word of God.

1Th 2:13 : We never cease to give thanks to God that you received the word of God.

Heb 4:12 : For the Word of God is living, effective, sharper than a two-edged sword.

Jas 1,22-23 : Be doers of the Word and not just listeners.