Prominence is justly placed upon the sharpness of the truth of God’s Word. This piercing blade of truth slices deep into the heart and soul of man as he reads God’s Word with spiritually quickened eyes. Or He hears scripture verses quoted through spiritually awakened ears. The Lord spiritually awakens whosoever reaches out in faith to Him, seizing onto His truth. This truth penetrates deep into the cracks and crevices of man’s sinful heart once filled to the brim with spiritual ashes, dust and drought of one’s once dark past.
Both sides of the edge of the knife are sharpened truth, honed for maximum effect on each forward and backward slice. Nothing is hidden or concealed from the Lord. His blade is molded of unapologetic truth, filleting or exposing sin, and cutting straight to the heart of the issues at hand outwardly and hidden in the inner realms.
This dividing or cutting to expose has been compared to the necessity of a scalpel for a surgeon performing an operation on a physical body. God’s Word is critical, vital in maintaining a healthy and robust spiritual life.
The truth of His Word can be likened to tossing a life-preserver towards a brittle hard heart, struggling to stay afloat in the bitter ocean of life. Man is continuously being assaulted and overwhelmed by the waves of doubt, depression, addictions, trials and struggles of many varieties. His Truth never changes falters, or becomes overwhelmed in any situation. His Word carries us through, surfing the waves of the world.
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His truth never fails in preserving and softening a heart of stone. God’s word cuts to the deepest level of human life.