2 Samuel 23:2 Are You Speaking His Words?

The Spirit of the Lord spoke through me; his word was on my tongue. 2 Samuel 23:2

Regardless of where one is there is always someone around who has something to say. They may talk about their day, their job, their children/grandchildren, their family, the things they are purchasing, politics or nearly anything else, but they will talk.

Some people like to quote what others have said or talked about. They will quote movies, books or speeches that they know about.

Either way they talk, they have something to say, some of value, some of little value and some even harmful.

David says that God’s Spirit spoke through him and gave him the words to say.

Talking about one’s day, the weather or even politics can have its place, but all of these things are just temporary. None of these things has a real place in eternity. New believers will often wonder what they are to talk about, especially when talking with someone still in the world as an unbeliever.

God knows what every person needs to hear at any given moment. He is willing to share what they need to hear by giving that information through His Holy Spirit. Just as God gave the prophets a word for the people in the Bible, He will give the believer a word for those around him.

The believer who is filled with the Holy Spirit and is listening will hear what God wants him to say. Along with that the believer must be reading, studying and memorizing Scriptures on a regular basis. This will allow for the Holy Spirit to bring back to remembrance what he has already been told giving him God word to speak into the lives of others.

God’s word can be on every believer’s lips. It is alive and able to change hearts and lives of people in all walks of life.

As a believer, God is ready and willing to share what He has to say to others through you. Open your heart and mind up to hearing what the Spirit is saying and then be bold and speak up at His leading.

Do not allow yourself to speak the words of the world that will only leading to disappointments and death in the end. Speak God’s word that will bring about hope and eternal life. Let God speak through you.

Today I pray that you will know Jesus as your Lord and Savior; that you will hear what the Holy Spirit has to say; that you will speak the words of God; that others will hear you speak the words of God; and that lives will be changed and drawn to God with what you say.

2 Samuel 23:2 God’s Spirit Is Speaking

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The Spirit of the LORD spoke through me; his word was on my tongue. 2 Samuel 23:2 

All around the world people are talking and people are listening. Words are constantly being used to say something. Trillions of things are being said every day by people all over the world.

As these things are being said, some of them have little to no value and some should not even be said at all. Words of cursing, destruction, cutting down, rudeness, anger, hatred and more should never be said. Some of these words are said on accident, while the majority are said from the heart of the person.

Other words that people speak can have some value and wisdom in it. However, with the value and wisdom of this world, these words are only of temporary value, nothing of eternal value.

David talks about how God’s Spirit spoke through him. God had given him words to speak. These words have eternal value. All throughout parts of the book of Psalms are many verses that David had written under the inspiration of God’s Spirit. He was able to guide and lead the people correctly because of the words God had given him.

God still speaks through believers today. He will give them the words to say, words that build up believers, tear down walls and break bondages in the lives of people. His words are alive and true. There is no falsehood in His words and these words have eternal value. They are as good today as His written word is and was two thousand years ago.

As God pours out His Holy Spirit upon a person and gives him words to say, these words will always line up with His written word, the Bible. God will not and cannot contradict His word. He does not want His follower to contradict it either.

Open yourself up to God and allow Him to give you the words to speak. This can be in any situation, not just with directly witnessing to a another person. God can give you His words of wisdom to work out a situation at home, work, or any other place.

The words that God can and will give to you by His Holy Spirit will always have eternal value woven into them. They will be words of truth filled with love.

Are you allowing God to speak to the world through you?

Or are you using only your own words?

I pray today that you will allow God’s Spirit to give you what to say; that your words spoken will be the words of God; that God will change lives through the words He gives you; and that your words have eternal truth and value in them.