Why is the spoken word important?


“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”  John 1:1

  • God spoke all of creation into existence.
    —  And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.   Genesis 1:3 —
  • Israel cried out to God and He delivered them out of Egypt.
    Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me …  Exodus 3:9 —
  • Elijah prayed out loud unto God before the people and the false prophets and fire rained from heaven.
    “O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, today let it be known that You are God in Israel and that I am Your servant and I have done all these things at Your word. “Answer me, O LORD, answer me, that this people may know that You, O LORD, are God, and that You have turned their heart back again.” 1 Kings 13:36-37 —
  • Jesus spoke and people were healed.
    “Jesus saith unto him, Rise, take up thy bed, and walk.”  John 5:8 —
  • Again Jesus spoke and a dead man returned to life.
    And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth.  John 11:43 —

So, when you, a Christian, a follower of Christ, speak, be sure that what you say is productive and good …

Speak Life!

Speak Healing!

Speak the Word of God!