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What the Word of God Says About the Word of God, Book by Book


Proverbs 30:5 – Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.


Ecclesiastes 12:11 – The words of the wise are like goads, and like nails firmly fixed are the collected sayings; they are given by one Shepherd.


Song of Solomon 2:10 – My beloved speaks and says to me: “Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come away.”


Isaiah 40:8 – The grass withers, the flower fades,
but the word of our God will stand forever.


Jeremiah 23:29 – Is not my word like fire, declares the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?


Lamentations 2:17 – The Lord has done what he purposed; he has carried out his word, which he commanded long ago.


Ezekiel 37:4 – Then he said to me, “Prophesy over these bones, and say to them, O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord.”


Daniel 9:9-10 – For we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God by walking in his laws, which he set before us by his servants the prophets.


Hosea 4:1 – Hear the word of the Lord, O children of Israel,
for the Lord has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land.


Joel 2:11 – The Lord utters his voice
before his army,
for his camp is exceedingly great;
he who executes his word is powerful.


Amos 8:11 – “Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord God, “when I will send a famine on the land—not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord.”


Obadiah 1 – We have heard a report from the Lord,
and a messenger has been sent among the nations:
“Rise up! Let us rise against her for battle!”


Jonah 3:3a – So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord.


Micah 4:2 – And many nations shall come, and say: “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may teach us his ways and that we may walk in his paths.” For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.


Nahum 1:15 – Behold, upon the mountains, the feet of him
who brings good news,
who publishes peace!


Habakkuk 2:14 – For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.


Zephaniah 2:5 – Woe to you inhabitants of the seacoast, you nation of the Cherethites! The word of the Lord is against you, O Canaan, land of the Philistines; and I will destroy you until no inhabitant is left.


Haggai 1:13 – Then Haggai, the messenger of the Lord, spoke to the people with the Lord’s message, “I am with you, declares the Lord.”

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Jared C. Wilson is the Director of Content Strategy for Midwestern Seminary, managing editor of For The Church, Director of the Pastoral Training Center at Liberty Baptist Church, and author of numerous books, including Gospel Wakefulness, The Pastor’s Justification, The Prodigal Church, The Imperfect Disciple, and Supernatural Power for Everyday People. A frequent preacher and speaker at churches and conferences, you can visit him online at jaredcwilson.com or follow him on Twitter.