Essay on The Word of God

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The bible was written as an account of what many viewed that God had accomplished so his actions and words could be passed on for generations. Some believe it is a literary account and some believe it is a historical account. The word of God in the bible comes in many forms and is left up to interpretation by the reader. Some believe that the word of God should be the only word and should be strictly followed. Some believe that the words are meant as a guideline to help us through life. Whatever your belief is you can always seem to find the meaning behind your belief through the word of God in the Bible. Although the bible is left up for interpretation, many believe that over time the words have been misconstrued. They yearn to …show more content…
Also in Acts when the Apostles where filled with the Spirit they started to speak in languages.” This is absolutely important because without language we could not receive the intended message as set in motion by God. In the New Testament we find Jesus Christ, the son of God, preaching the word of God to the people. In the gospel of John 12:49-50 Jesus says, “For I have not spoken on my own, but the Father who sent me has himself given me a commandment about that to say and what to speak. And I know that his commandment is eternal life. What I speak, therefore, I speak just as the Father has told me.” Jesus conveys to the people that everything he speaks is what God wants to be spoken. It is important that we understand and preserve the many different languages the Bible is translated into because they are disappearing at an alarming rate. Through these translations we may find a deeper meaning and understanding. Jost Zetzsche stated it best when he said, “I believe that translations of Scripture are not secondary fill-ins but as integral part of the ongoing and primary expression of God’s message in written form.” Many believers still want God to speak to us through signs so we can have a clearer understanding of what exactly is trying to be said. But to want that is to misunderstand the Bible. According to Tullian Tchividjian, senior pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, “God’s Word comes to us in two forms: law and gospel. The law is