12 For wthe word of God is living and xactive, ysharper than any ztwo-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and adiscerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
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1 Peter 1:23
since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;
Is not my word like fire, declares the LORD, and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.
He made my mouth like a sharp sword;
in the shadow of his hand he hid me;
he made me a polished arrow;
in his quiver he hid me away.
and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,
but in the end she is bitter as wormwood,
sharp as a two-edged sword.
In his right hand he held seven stars, from his mouth came a sharp two-edged sword, and his face was like the sun shining in full strength.
“And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword.
1 Corinthians 14:24–25
But if all prophesy, and an unbeliever or outsider enters, he is convicted by all, he is called to account by all, the secrets of his heart are disclosed, and so, falling on his face, he will worship God and declare that God is really among you.
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