Saturday, July 15, 2006

Created and Upheld by the Power of Words

By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the Word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible. (Hebrews 11:3)

God … has in these last days spoken to us by His Son … who being the brightness of His glory and the express image of His person, and upholding all things by the Word of His power, when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high. (Hebrews 1:1-3)
Notice that not only are the worlds created and upheld by the Word of His power, but our sins have been purged by the very one who spoke everything into existence. Our Creator has also become our Redeemer.

Truly, as the Scriptures say, “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every Word that proceeds from the mouth of God” (Matthew 4:4; see also Deuteronomy 8:3)