In The Beginning Was The Word And The Word Was God?

Why is God referred to as the word?

The Logos is God active in creation, revelation, and redemption. Jesus Christ not only gives God’s Word to us humans; he is the Word. The Logos is God, begotten and therefore distinguishable from the Father, but, being God, of the same substance (essence). This was decreed at the First Council of Constantinople (381).

What does the word mean in the Bible?

The ‘Word’ in the context of John-1 is a divine entity, which is Jesus Christ, who existed in the beginning with God. ‘Scripture’ in the context of the Bible mostly refers to the written words of God. Scripture is a subset of the Word.

Is the King James Bible the word of God?

The words of scripture are God’s words. But not only did God give His words to man, He also promised to preserve them for specific reasons. They are shown to us in the Bible. We believe that we have the perfectly preserved words of God in our 1611 King James Bible, also called the Authorized Version or KJV.

What is the logos word of God?

The logos is the general word of God that communicates his ability to do something or his general will on a matter while a rhema is the word the Holy Spirit quickens to a specific person for a specific situation.