Each Friday my writing stems from a word prompt. Five minutes, one word prompt. The prompt this week is … Complete.
Dictionary.com gives the meaning as “entire, whole, lacking nothing.”
Having just finished a study of the book of Acts, the thought then comes quickly: “The complete counsel of God’s Word.” Paul states,
“For I have not shunned to declare to you the whole counsel of God.” (Acts 20:27, NKJV)
As we hold our Bibles in our hands, everything God intended for us to know is contained between the two covers. His Word is complete.
His Word weaves through all of time from creation, demonstrating His plan of redemption of a fallen people. His Word explains how we should think and live and conduct ourselves as we go about our daily lives. It is in His Word that we find the promises we can trust for all time and of the hope we can yet find and is to come.
It is in the complete Bible, we are reminded:
He alone satisfies completely.
We are to live in complete dependence on Him.
It is in and through Jesus alone that our lives are made complete.