The purpose of this blog is to provide insights from the Christian perspective. It exists to present the elementary teachings of the Glorious Gospel through the preaching of sound doctrine, providing biblical exegesis, and by conducting apologetics. The Apostle Paul gave the following exhortation, "...that ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another." (1 Corinthians 4:6)
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Sharper Than Any Two-Edged Sword
Scripture Passage Being Examined:
-"Indeed, the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart. No creature is concealed from him, but everything is naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must render an account." (Hebrews 4:12-13)
Commentary On Hebrews 4:12-13:
-In short, this beautifully vivid passage of Scripture testifies to the infinite power of God. It is saying that the words of God will not return to Him void. Thus, they are described in Hebrews 4:12-13 as being sharper than any double-edged sword. They penetrate to the innermost part of the human being, the soul. They slash directly through every physical component of the human body to discern the heart of man. In other words, God knows every thought and intention of our hearts that are concealed from the visible sight of other people. His words pierce directly through the natural realm into the supernatural realm. Every good or evil incentive that is currently hidden within the chamber of the human conscience is visible to God. Nothing can be hidden from Him. He knows everything. He is all powerful. He is present everywhere. We will eventually have to give account to God for all of our deeds. So we need to be cautious of our thoughts and actions daily to ensure that they remain in accordance to His divine will.