The Word of God—the God Who Cannot Lie

The-Bible-on-one-pageBIBLE MEDITATION
“Then Elisha said, Hear ye the word of the LORD; Thus saith the LORD,.” 2 Kings 7:1a

We speak of the Bible as inerrant and infallible. When the Bible speaks, God speaks. I’ve noticed the more liberal a preacher gets, he doesn’t like to call the Bible the Word of God. But oh, dear friend, this is the Word of the Lord, spoken by His prophets, and it is authoritative.

Billy Graham came to this conclusion in the early years of his ministry and prayed, “I have seen enough of the transforming power of this Word to know that You are behind it…. I take it by faith…and trust You to make clear to me what it means.”

F. B. Myer, one of the greatest devotional writers of all time, said if any promise of God should fail, “the heavens will clothe themselves in sackcloth, and the sun and moon and stars will reel from their seats. The universe will rock, and a hollow wind will moan through creation, bearing the tidings that God is mutable, that God can lie.”

There’s no need to argue about it; no quibble about it. If it’s the Word of God and God is a God of truth, then it can’t have error in it. A God of error cannot inspire, a God of truth cannot inspire error. It is the product of the Spirit of God; it is thereby totally infallible because God is infallible. Thank God for the inerrancy of the Bible.


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