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Series: The Power of Our Words
Psalms 19:14; Romans 10:8-10
Psalms 19:14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.
It is not a coincidence that the meditation of our heart and spoken words are in the same verse and that they both must be acceptable in God's sight.
All through the Bible there are references to what is in the heart and what comes out of our mouth. I often talk about faith and speaking faith, and how important it is to have our words line up with God's Word. That's because this is so important to bringing God's will to pass; we can not fulfill God's Word if we will not speak God's Word. If we will not come into agreement with Him, how can we ever expect to see His promises fulfilled? Our meditations and our words have to be in line with His.
Ro.10:8-10. But what does it say? The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart that is, the word of faith which we preach; because, if you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For man believes with his heart and so is justified, and he confesses with his lips and so is saved.
I would like to start out by talking about the parable of the sower. Without the sower, how are they to believe in Him of whom they have never heard. The sower sows the seed that produces God's blessings. In this information age we truly have the greatest privilege that any group of believers has ever had. We get to hear the broadcast of God's Word everywhere. It's on television, radio, CD's, podcasts, and the Internet. Faith can only come this way. God has chosen the act of hearing His Word as the delivery system.
Romans 10:17. So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Once we have heard and believed we have to act on the faith we've received or it's not going to do us any goo ...
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