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God’s Word Doesn’t Change

October 10, 2012

“Your righteous laws are eternal.”                                        Ps 119:160 NIV
God’s Word Doesn’t Change
A publishing house advertised: Ten books to read before you die. And the Bible didn’t make the list! Amazing; if there’s one book you should read it’s the Bible! When a well-known Christian author replaced her favorite cookbook with a “New and Updated” version, she said: “It wasn’t the same. It had been adapted for convenience. And people are trying to do the same with God’s Word; adapt it to make it more convenient, time-saving, and easier to follow. The truth is, God’s Word never changes. The results of sin are the same: ‘The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ’ (Ro 6:23 NKJV). God’s plan of salvation hasn’t changed: ‘By grace you have been saved through faith…not of works, lest anyone should boast’ (Eph 2:8-9 NKJV). His method for finding guidance is in the same place: ‘The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul. The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes’ (Ps 19:7-8 NKJV). His solution for anger is still the same: ‘Rest in the Lord…Cease from anger, and forsake wrath…it only causes harm’ (Ps 37:7-8 NKJV). His method for finding peace hasn’t changed: ‘Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known…and the peace of God…will guard your hearts and minds’ (Php 4:6-7 NKJV). The Psalmist said, ‘All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.’” Bottom line: “new and improved” simply isn’t in the Book!

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