Iv. Hebrews 4:12 Context. The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Very powerful words are found in the Bible, and despite its age, it still has a powerful impact!

Some of us know a little what it is to be thrilled with a sense of the sufferings of others, and sometimes, the sins of others, and sins that seem to saturate us as they come in contact with us, and throw over us an awful sense of sin and need. For the word of God is quicke and powerfull, and sharper then any two edged sword, pearcing euen to the diuiding asunder of soule and spirit, and of the ioynts and marrowe, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible ScanFor the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.- New American Standard Version (1995)For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and quick to discern the thoughts and intents of the heart.- American Standard Version (1901)For the word of God is living and full of power, and is sharper than any two-edged sword, cutting through and making a division even of the soul and the spirit, the bones and the muscles, and quick to see the thoughts and purposes of the heart.- Basic English BibleFor the word of God [is] living and operative, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and penetrating to [the] division of soul and spirit, both of joints and marrow, and a discerner of the thoughts and intents of [the] heart.- Darby BibleFor the word of God is living, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Iv. A discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. iv. Behold, the Lamb of God will lead thee To still green pastures round the throne; Cast off thy burden, rise and speed thee, For soon the battle storm is done-- For soon the weary race is past, And thou shalt rest in Love at last. (11-16) In Hebrews 4:12 we have a Scripture which draws attention to this peculiar characteristic of the Bible--"For the Word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, andis a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart."
The more I kept on meditating upon this verse HEB 4:12 the more I had a vivid solid and tangible experience.


Besides our daily dependence upon God for present supplies, there are seasons for which we should provide in our prayers; times of temptation, either by adversity or prosperity, and especially our dying time. Let us hold fast the doctrines of Christian faith in our heads, its enlivening principles in our hearts, the open profession of it in our lips, and be subject to it in our lives. Amplified® …Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series), The Sabbath YearGerhard Ter Steegen Heb. Learn more.

And so those whom God has put His Spirit within the Witness of "the Word, which became flesh and dwelt among us, " and that Spirit is the Spirit of Christ, those blessed sinners, foreknown, predestined, called, justified, sanctified,and glorified,these possess the discernment of the Word, Christ Jesus.

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An hour when weary thought has ceased, The eyes are closed in rest; And, hushed in Heaven's untroubled peace, I lie upon Thy breast. A.F.V

We should encourage ourselves by the excellence of our High Priest, to come boldly to the throne of grace. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. It lays bare the thoughts and the intentions. (e) The doctrine of God which is preached both in the law and in the gospel. No more my countless sins shall rise To fill me with dismay-- That precious blood before His eyes Hath put them all away. https://www.bible.com/bible/1/HEB.4.12.KJV, Learning To Love And Understand God’s Word, No More Taboo: Addressing Racism and Culture in the Church, 5 Days Of Understanding The Bible From Always Near, Why Is The Bible Important For Me? October 22. We are to come with reverence and godly fear, yet not as if dragged to the seat of justice, but as kindly invited to the mercy-seat, where grace reigns. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Verses 11-16 Observe the end proposed: rest spiritual and eternal; the rest of grace here, and glory hereafter; in Christ on earth, with Christ in heaven. "There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God."--Heb.