“Whosoever Treasureth Up My Word
Shall Not Be Deceived”
This promise in the title is repeated three times in scripture (JS Matthew 24:30; JS Mark 13:26; JS-M 37). Satan is the great deceiver, and to be not deceived by him is of paramount importance in our path to eternal life. This promise is ours as we “treasureth up my word, “ we shall not be deceived. How important is that? In further profoundness, Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life…” (John 14:6) And “I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” (8:12) The ancient church used to be called, “THE WAY!”
What is God’s Word?
When He says, “…my word…” what does He mean? If we ask most people, “What is God’s word?” they would say, “It is the Bible!” When we think about it, we come up with some interesting and very relevant questions as to what He may mean by, “my word.”
Certainly, we know God’s word is His word coming from His mouth; it is pure Truth, because He cannot speak otherwise. In fact, He doesn’t even need to speak; He can communicate mind to mind in purity. Many prophets and prophetesses over the ages have had the privilege of hearing His word – pure and sweet. How grateful we should be for His word coming from Him. We should especially be grateful for truths that have been restored in this “Promised Land” of America complementing the Bible.
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