The Song of the Word
On 9/22/96 we began a journey. We have studied the Psalm or Song of the Word. As we open our Bibles to the Psalm extolling the majesty of God’s word, Psalm 19 years ago a missionary statesman stood holding a well worn Bible and said:
Though the cover is worn and pages torn...
and places bore traces of tears––
More precious than gold is this book worn...
and old, that can shatter and scatter my fears––
When I prayerfully look in this precious old bood
many pleasures and treasures I see––
Many promises of love from my Father above,
who is nearest and dearest to me.
This book is my guide, tis a friend by my side––
it will brighten and lighten my way.
And each promise I find, soothes and gladdens my mind
as I teach it and preach it each day.
To this book I will cling, of its worth I will sing
though great losses and crosses be mine.
For I cannot despair, though surrounded with care
while possessing this blessing divine.
I. THE SONG OF THE WORD IS FIRST A SONG OF THE CHRIST (PSALM 19 AND THE BIBLE). JESUS BELIEVED and taught: THE SCRIPTURES. He often said "Search the Scriptures" "have you not read" Who said that?
A. 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)
B. The One Who Sustains the Universe Colossians 1:15–17 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: 16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: 17 And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. (KJV)
C. He who controlled the elements, commands demons and declares He is the only One who determines each one of our destiny! He said it, so I believe Him! What are the other proofs?
II. SEC ...
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