God’s Word a Hammer

“One Year Bible” Old Testament Passage
Jeremiah 23:21-25:38

“Is not My word like a fire?” says the Lord, “And like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?” Jeremiah 23:29 (NKJV)

God’s Word can break open the hard places. It is like a hammer. Many times we find ourselves in difficult situations. Human ability to perform runs its course, and we find ourselves halted and shut down. There is however something stronger than our circumstances. It is the Word of God.

The reason a hammer works is because of its hardness, its constituent strength. It does not crack or fracture under pressure. In a sense, the hammer “enforces its will” on that which it strikes. So it is with God’s Word.

But a hammer must be USED. It does not operate on its own. Someone must pick it up and swing it. So it is with the Word of God. So bring God’s Word to bear in your situation today. It will break open the hardest barriers.

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