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

Word.

Jesus is The Word: God speaking.

From the beginning, from before the beginning, Jesus is God’s Word alive and active.

What does this mean?

Only that before the sun, moon and stars; before trees and streams and birds; before people walked the earth and anything was heard, written or recorded; Jesus says, “I Am”.

Only that everything created when God spoke was created with and through Jesus: the Word – God – speaking and it was good.

Only that every time we hear God speak in the scriptures – to prophets and kings, to judges and deliverers, to people like you and me – it is Jesus: The Word of the Lord revealing God.

Only that when Jesus finally put on flesh and blood – humbling Himself and becoming like us so that we could become like Him – He gave up everything.  Think of it:  from speaking creation into being to sweating on a hot day, dirty and tired from walking, thirsty and hungry, bleeding and dying.  Amazing love.

Jesus is the Word.  And The Word says, My sheep listen to My voice; I know them, and they follow Me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of My hand. My Father, Who has given them to Me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of My Father’s hand. I and the Father are One.” John 10:25-30

Word.

Word.
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