Another good study from Wally Fry.
“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you: and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all have not faith.” 2 Thessalonians 3:1-2 (KJV)
When I think about the running of the word, I think of the runners in Old Testament days running to tell the king the outcome of a battle (2 Samuel 18:24-27).
Paul is speaking of the word of the Lord, the gospel of Jesus Christ. Prayer for the word to be spread with haste, with speed, and certainly we need that in 2019.
If any of you are of the type who like to see good in everyone; we need to always keep in mind that there are those who are not in the faith of our Lord Jesus, and some of these try and twist the word of God to suit their own ends and means.
Christian all we have to stand on is Christ our Rock; and we do that through faith in Him and all that He has said. His word is His way, His law, His commandments, His statutes, His testimonies, His judgments, His holiness, and His righteousness.
Let us stand upon that Rock or we will be crushed by Him (Matthew 21:44). Pray for the speed of the work of the word of the Lord.