Finish this statement with the first description that comes to your mind: God’s Word is ___________.
What if I’d ask you to come up with 65 more descriptions? Could you? I think I might be able to offer a couple dozen, maybe, on a good day.
Today I’d like to share with you a list of 66 words that describe the Bible. And here’s the amazing part of it. These descriptions are found in the Bible itself. God giving us his word about God’s Word.
Therefore, these descriptions are infallibly true. Each is a five-star testimony to the greatness, the completeness, the promise and power of God’s Word. You cannot find a more reliable source for a review than the perfect and holy God himself.
And there’s more. The 66 descriptions represent all 66 books of the Bible—one description from each book. They are listed in a blog by Jared Wilson. You can find it here https://www.
When you read, keep in mind that these verses are describing God’s Word. They will help you even more appreciate God’s Word and its impact in your life.
PRAYER: Dear God, you are committed to clear communication. You don’t leave me guessing about life’s most important questions. Open my eyes and heart to your life-giving and life-changing words in the Bible. Amen.
FURTHER MEDITATION: Proceed through this list of the Bible’s own descriptions of itself, book by book. As you do, give special attention to the different synonyms for God’s Word, for example, “Scripture, laws, revelation,” etc.