The Word of God or the Word of Man? 1 Thess. 2:13 Gregory Harris  November 23, 2015 First Thessalonians 2:13 separates and distinguishes between the Word of God and the word of man. Such doctrine is not a biblical mystery; neither its origin nor terminus occur in 1 Thess 2:13. Also, the reception and continued working of God’s holy Word in the lives of the Thessalonian believers gave clear indication that they qualified as “the good soil,” of which Jesus had taught. Read the full article.