GOD’S PATTERN OF INSPIRATION

How has the Lord given his word to us?

How was it written down?

Other than Moses, John, and Jesus, God spoke through the mouths of his prophets.

God spoke mouth to mouth to Moses and Jesus (Num. 12:8; Deut. 18:18-19; John 12:49-50).

John was in a vision and wrote what he saw and heard (Rev. 10:4).

God spoke directly to Jesus (John 12:49-50).

Luke 1:70As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:

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Whiner’s Word of the Day (I couldn’t resist this one.)

Whiner’s Word of the Day

carping

Though it’s tempting do draw a connection between today’s word carping and the widely distributed bottom-feeding fish, it should be remembered that carp (the fish), not being gifted with speech or the mouthparts required to produce it, are not capable of carping (petty faultfinding). The two words are separately derived. Carp the verb is from an Old Norse root that means “brag.”

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