What is God's Word?

The Bible is the inerrant, infallible, and inspired word of God (2 Timothy 3:16). The Holy Spirit Himself and God, the Creator of all things, is the Author of this book (Colossians 1:15-18). Jesus is the Word (John 1:1,14). Jesus came to fulfill the law not to do away with it (Matt. 5:17). Holy Scripture is not human but divine wisdom (2 Peter 1:20-21). The Word will stand forever (Isaiah 40:8), for God cannot lie (Titus 1:2-3); and heaven and earth must go to ruins before the most insignificant letter or tittle of His Word remains unfulfilled (Matt. 5:18). We intend to glory in nothing but Holy Scripture, and we are certain that the Holy Spirit cannot oppose or contradict Himself.(1)

God’s word has the power to save (Romans 1:16), power to transform (Romans 12:1-2), to sanctify (John 17:17), cleanse (Psalm 119:9) and much more (Read Psalm 119). God’s word is like no other book. It is alive (Hebrews 4:12), and when it is applied to the believer’s life, they will start to have the mind of Christ (Philippians 2:5).


(1)Jeremiah Johnson, ed. One Foundation: Essays on the Sufficiency of Scripture (Grace to You, 2019), 8-9.