A mirror James1:23-27
When you look into a natural mirror it shows you the imperfections of your physical image.On the spiritual side when you read or hear God’s word it reflects your true spiritual condition.
A Lamp Psalms 119:105
A Light Psalms 119:105, 130, Proverbs 6:23
A lamp and light enable you to see in the dark.The word of God gives you guidance out of the sinful world of darkness.The word of God will show you how to get out of sin.
Food Jeremiah 15:16, 1Peter 2:1-2, 1Cornthians 3:1-2,Hebrews 5:12-14
On the natural side we know that food aides in promoting natural growth.The word of God causes spiritual growth if one read it, study it, mediate on it, hear it being preached to them, and apply it to ones life, this will cause you to grow. Like on the natural side if a person don’t eat right they can become malnutrition.The same on the spiritual, you can become spiritually malnutrition.
Fire Jeremiah 23:29,20:9
Fire in the natural world is used as a purifier to refine metals.In the spiritual world the word of God is like a fire,the word will cleanse out , burn out all stuff that is unlike God in our lives.In John 15 :3 lets us know that the word of God will clean us up. Wanted to be clean?Let the word of God work on you.
Hammer Jeremiah 23:29
A hammer can break rocks into pieces.The word of God can a sin -hardened heart and break it down. There’s nothing that can work on the heart of man like the word of God.
Sword Ephesians 6:17
The word is compared to a sword which is a weapon. The word of God is the saints of God weapon against Satan.
Medicine Psalms 119:25
Medicine in the natural world are used to cure many people of sickness and diseases. God’s word is a medicine to cure spiritual sickness in the lives of those who desire healing.
Seed Matthew 13:1-23,Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:4-15, 1Peter 1:23, James 1:18
Just like a seed on the natural side ,when it is planted in good ground it will come up and produce much. When the word is planted in your heart, if on good ground, it will produce much fruit.