"...Do not my words do good..."
Written by Jay Yeager
Friday, 29 November 2013 16:42


“…Do not my words do good…”

(Micah 2:7)

      When one considers the word of God, “priceless” is the word that comes to mind. So costly that no amount of money is able to measure its value. “…Do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?” Yes! A thousand times yes!

     Granted, the word of God will impact people in other ways to be sure, but only because the word is either ignored, rejected or met with indifference (Romans 1:20-21; Job 21:14-15; II Peter 3:3-5; II Thessalonians 1:8-9).

     But to those who walk upright the word of God does so much good. Those who yield themselves unto God are those that are alive from the dead (Romans 6:13). Romans chapter 6 closes with a vivid reminder of where we were and what we have been given. “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Romans 6:23).

     Every Christian is a living testimony to the truth of “…my words do good…” The joy, hope and comfort that are so much a part of a child of God’s life are due to the fact that we continue to walk in the light of God’s word (Psalms 119:105). If the joy, hope and comfort are missing in your life, just mark it down to this fact, you are resisting the word of God.

     Without any force applied, God puts a choice before every person, “…life and good, death and evil”, “…life and death, blessing and cursing…” (Deuteronomy 30:15; 19). No third choice exists. How will you and I face the biggest decision in our lives? Listen to the words of Hosea 14:9.

     “Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? For the ways of the Lord are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein”.

     Not a Christian? Then you have a choice to make, the conditions are set and unchangeable:

  1. You must hear the word of God (Romans 10:17).
  2. You must believe the gospel of Jesus Christ (Mark 16:15-16).
  3. You must repent of your past sins (Acts 17:30).
  4. You must confess Christ before men (Acts 8:37).
  5. You must be baptized for the remission of your sins (Acts 2:38).

     The decisions you make will determine whether you have: Life (blessing and good) or, death (cursing and evil).

     If you become or are a Christian walking in the way of the Lord, you will answer YES when the Lord said: “…Do not my words do good…”