"The word of the LORD endures forever. Now this word is the gospel preached to you."(1Peter 1:25).
"For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God."(1Peter 1:23 BSB).
The Power of God’s Word
"For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart."(Hebrews 4:12 NKJV).
"For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek."(Romans 1:16 NKJV).
"From childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able [have the power] to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus."(2Timothy 3:15 NKJV).
God’s Word in Creation
"By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible."(Hebrews 11:3 ESV).
"By the word of the LORD the heavens were made... For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast."(Psalm 33:6-9).
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. All things were made by Him..."(John 1:1-2 NKJV).
The Wisdom of God’s Word
"“Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock:"(Matthew 7:24 NKJV).
"Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path"(Psalm 119:105 NKJV).
"Your words were found, and I ate them. Your words became my joy and my heart’s delight. For I bear Your name, O LORD God of Hosts."(Jeremiah 15:16 BSB).
"All Scripture is inspired by God and beneficial for teaching, for rebuke, for correction, for training in righteousness; that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work."(2Timothy 3:16-17 NASB).
The Truth of God’s Word
"Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth."(John 17:17 NKJV ).
"And we continually thank God because, when you received the word of God that you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as the true word of God —the word which is now at work in you who believe."(1Thessalonians 2:13 ESV).
"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life."(John 6:63 NKJV).
"Whoever does not love Me does not keep My words. The word that you hear is not My own, but it is from the Father who sent Me"(John 14:24 BSB).
"Jesus answered, It is written: 'Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God'"(Matthew 4:4).
Departures from God’s Word
"And the oracle of the LORD you shall mention no more. For every man's word will be his oracle, for you have perverted the words of the living God, the LORD of hosts, our God."(Jeremiah 23:36 NKJV).
"As also in all [Paul’s] letters, speaking in them of these things, in which there are some things that are hard to understand, which the untaught and unstable distort, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction."(2Peter 3:16 NKJV).
"Go, inquire of the LORD for me, and for them that are left in Israel and in Judah, concerning the words of the book that is found: for great is the wrath of the LORD that is poured out upon us, because our fathers have not kept the word of the LORD, to do after all that is written in this book."(2Chronicles 34:21 KJV ).
Faith Comes from God’s Word
"So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God"(Romans 10:17 NKJV ).
"In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise..."(Ephesians 1:13 NKJV ).