10 Quotes from The Word Matters

Dave Jenkins is the Founder and Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Host and Producer for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine. He is happily married to Sarah, and together they live, serve, and worship the Lord Jesus in Southern Oregon.

Quotes from the The Word Matters

1. The Word of God always stands in judgment of men; never do men stand in judgment of it. (pg. 6)

2. The faithfulness of God means that not only is God faithful to His promises, which He gives to man in His Word, but that we can also trust Him to deliver on all His promises. (pg. 17)

3. God has always used ordinary people in extraordinary ways; the men who recorded His Word were ordinary men whom He used in an amazing way to record His divinely inspired Scriptures. (pg. 20)

4. Christians have been given the Word of God, not to speculate on but to study, meditate on, contend for, defend, and proclaim to the nations. (pg. 42)

5. A church without the authority of Scripture is like an egg without a hen to warm it to hatch – it ends up dying! (pg. 51)

6. The doctrine of Scripture is the foundation for our ability to know the truth and have biblical knowledge of God’s revealed character. (pg. 67)

7. Christian dogma is not unloving; it is the epitome of love, for it begins with God, who first loved the world and sent His Son Jesus to provide salvation for sinners (John 3:16). (pg. 79)

8. The accurate measure of man’s responsibility and guilt is not man’s ability to obey God, but rather the absolute perfection of God’s moral law and His holiness. (pg. 114)

9. Christians are called out of worldliness to a new life in Christ to be new creations who shine His light to a perishing world (Matt. 5:10-12; 2 Cor. 5:17-21). (pg. 131)

10. The Bible does not support the idea that Christians are to retreat from the world, but instead calls Christians to be in the world but not of the world, as salt and light to the fame and glory of Jesus (Matt. 5:10-12). (pg. 149)

To purchase a copy of The Word Matters, click here.


Evan Knies is an elder of North Hills Church in West Monroe, LA. He is husband of Lauren and father to Maesyn. He is a graduate of Boyce College and Southern Seminary.

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