“So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.” -Isaiah 55:11
The word 'void' means empty. So in this scripture, it is explaining what it means to “not return void,” saying that God’s Word will accomplish whatever He sets it out to do.
God always has a purpose for His Word. He “breathed” out His words to us and they were recorded down in the bible. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
God’s words bring forth life (John 6:63).
Through His Word, we learn how to live out His truths. God encourages us to abide in His Word, allowing it to take precedence in our lives.
The promise is that God’s Word will accomplish what He wants it to, not what we want it to.
Gods Word is powerful and an example of this is when God said, “Let there be light.” The immediate result was that “there was light” (Genesis 1:3).
When Jesus said, “Peace! Be still”, immediately the wind stopped and the sea calmed (Mark 4:39).
Praise God for His Word and the work that it does in our lives when we obey Him.