The Unfailing Word of God
“The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it. And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.”
When Alexander Duff was on his way to India to serve as a missionary, his ship sank near the shore. While Duff and his party were able to swim to safety on shore, all of his belongings, including the eight hundred books he had brought to study and use in teaching and preaching were lost. The next morning, walking along the beach Duff found one book had survived—his Bible. Though he lacked the other resources he had hoped to use in his work, Duff built a school on the sure foundation of the Word of God that educated thousands of young students and made a great impact on India.
The Word of God is powerful because God’s nature and character ensure that it will never fail. The sad reality is that most of us ha