Why is it so important that we hear and heed the Word of God? The answer is in the power, piercing, perfection, and profit it has for you and me. Bro. Jeff clarifies here.
Hebrews 13:22 (KJV)
22 And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words.
13 But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
1 Peter 1:23
23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.
17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
1 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
1 Peter 2:2
2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:
1 Corinthians 10:13
13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
2 Timothy 3:16
16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: