Greek Lesson #10 Word

Greek Word Study: word

We will look at the two greek words for ‘word’

logos2-76x23 logos: Is what God has said. The Word spoken forth from the foundation of the world manifested to destroy the works of the devil.

rhema-73x23rhema: Is what God is saying through the Holy Spirit about a current or future event

Some Logos verses:
Matt 4:4 “It is written that man should not live by bread alone, but by every word (logos) that proceedeth out of the mouth of God”
Luke 8:11 “… The seed is the word (logos) of God”
John 1:1 “In the beginning was the Word (logos), and the Word (logos) was with God, and the Word (logos) was God”
John 8:31 “… If you continue in my word (logos), ye are my disciples indeed”
Acts 4:31 “…and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word (logos) of God with boldness”
Colossians 3:16 “Let the word (logos) of Christ dwell in you richly with all wisdom..”
1 Thess 1:5 ” For our gospel came not to you in word (logos) only, but also in power,
Hebrews 4:12 “For the word (logos) of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword..”

Some Rhema verses:
Matt 26:72 “Peter remembered the word (rhema) of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock crow..”
Luke 5:5 “.. Master, we have toiled all night, nevertheless at your word (rhema) I will let down the net.”
Rom 10:17 “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word (rhema) of God”
Luke 24:7,8 “..The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again. and they remembered his words (rhema)”
John 5:47 “But if you believed not his writings, how shall you believe my words (rhema)?”
John 8:47 “He that is of God heareth God’s words (rhema)..”
2 Cor 12:4 “How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words (rhema) that was unlawful for a man to utter”

other Rhema verses translated into different words:
Luke 2:17 “And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying (rhema) which was told them concerning this child.”
Luke 2:19 “But Mary kept all these things (rhema)..”
Luke 9:44,45 “.. for the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men. But they understood not this saying (rhema)..”

apaggello (bring back word) Matt 2:8
epo (tell or command) Matt 2:13

The Logos (seed) represents the Son of God
The Rhema (living water) represents the Spirit of God

1 Cor 3:6 “I have planted, Apollos watered; but God that giveth the increase.”