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Word Up: Day 6: Lent Journey

28 Feb

 

 

 

“Every part of Scripture is God-breathed and useful one way or another- showing us truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training us to live God’s way.  Through the Word we are put together and shaped up for the tasks God has for us.”

 

2 Timothy 3:16-17, The Message

Over the years, this passage of Scripture has really grown on me, or rather, in me; my heart.  While the passage as a whole is important and useful, I find myself focusing on the beginning and the end.

We are reminded here that Scripture, the Bible, is from God.  While it was written by man, it was not conceived nor created by man.  It is God-breathed.  God infused his very words, thoughts, and being into a gift given to His children, helping show us the truth and the way.  And it is not just portions or parts of His Word that are valuable. Every part of the Bible is useful and able to speak to us, even today.

Speak?  Is God still speaking to people today? Continue reading