Forms of Expression That the Word of God Takes

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The word of the Lord takes a variety of forms as it comes to us.  Here are some of the different ways the Scriptures characterize the things God has said.

announcement

commandments

covenant

declaration

glad tidings

good news

gospel

grace

instruction

law

message  –  Isaiah 53:1 (quoted in John 12:38 as “report”)

oracles  –  Acts 7:38; Romans 3:2; Hebrews 5:12

principles

proclamation

pronouncement

prophecies  –  1 Timothy 1:18

prophecy  –  Revelation 1:3

promises  –  2 Peter 1:4

report  – John 12:38 (quoting Isaiah 53:1 “message”)

revelation  –  2 Corinthians 12:7; Revelation 1:1; *** Deuteronomy 29:29

teaching

testimony  –  2 Thessalonians 1:10

the faith

the way

torah

utterances  –  1 Peter 4:11

vision  –  Proverbs 29:18  (Proverbs 29:18 KJV)

witness –

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