What does the word of God do? What is the importance of the word of God in the life of a believer? Are there benefits of the word of God? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, you’re in the right place. Every Christian needs to delight in the word of God, not because of habit but because of conviction. There are so many enriching and life changing benefits of reading, believing, and treasuring the word of God. Thats why today I want to share 23 powerful things the Word of God does in our lives!
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What Does The Word Of God Do?
1. Sanctifies us.
John 17:17 Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth. (NKJV)
2. Heals us.
Psalm 107:20 He sent His word and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. (NKJV)
3. Converts our soul.
Psalm 19:7 The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul;
The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple. (NKJV)
4. Cleanses us.
John 15:3 You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. (NKJV)
Psalm 119:9 How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word. (NKJV)
5. Equips us for every good work.
2 Timothy 3:16-17 All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work. (NKJV)
6. Gives us understanding.
Psalm 119:130 The entrance of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple. (NKJV)
7. Blesses us.
Luke 11:28 But He said, “More than that, blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!” (NKJV)
8. Gives us life.
John 6:63 It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life. (NKJV)
9. Enlightens us.
Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (NKJV)
10. Increases our faith.
Romans 10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. (NKJV)
11. Gives us wisdom.
Proverbs 2:6 For the Lord gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding; (NKJV)
12. Examines our heart.
Hebrews 4:12 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. (NKJV)
13. Sets us free.
John 8:31-32 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (NKJV)
14. Gives us comfort and hope.
Romans 15:4 For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. (NKJV)
15. Gives us power.
Romans 1:16 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. (NKJV)
1 Corinthians 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (NKJV)
16. Judges us with purpose.
John 12:48 He who rejects Me, and does not receive My words, has that which judges him—the word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day. (NKJV)
17. Makes us wise.
2 Timothy 3:14-15 But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. (NKJV)
18. Gives us eternal life.
John 5:39 You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me. (NKJV)
19. Maintains us firm.
Matthew 7:24 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: (NKJV)
20. Gives us joy.
Jeremiah 15:16 Your words were found, and I ate them, and Your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; For I am called by Your name, O Lord God of hosts. (NKJV)
21. Transcends any barrier.
Jeremiah 23:29 “Is not My word like a fire?” says the Lord,
“And like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces? (NKJV)
Isaiah 55:11 So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it. (NKJV)
22. Makes us prosper.
Joshua 1:8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. (NKJV)
23. Equips us to fight against the enemy.
Ephesians 6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. (NKJV)
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I hope you found this post helpful and learned what the Word of God does! Which bible verse did you enjoy reading the most? Let me know in the comments below!
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