Bible Authority (2)

Generic Authority – Mark 16:15 (“Go”); expedients (1 Corinthians 10:23) Specific Authority – Mark 16:15 (“preach the gospel”); Hebrews 7:14 Aids & Additions

Bible Authority (1)

Text: Matthew 21:23-27 The Source of Authority – Matthew 28:18 Ways of Determining what is Authorized Direct command – Matthew 28:20 Express statement – statement of fact; John 8:24 Approved example – 1 Corinthians 11:1; Philippians 3:17 Necessary inference – we must infer what God implies; Acts 10:34-35

The Reason for the Season

Why does the religious world celebrate the birth of Christ on December 25? Biblical Ignorance – date never given, no instruction to celebrate His birth, instead we have instructions to commemorate His death Spiritual Apathy – the point above don’t matter, no desire to find Bible authority

Instrumental Music

Bible Authority – Matthew 28:18; Colossians 3:17 Authority for Singing – Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16; Hebrews 13:15; James 5:13; Acts 16:25; 1 Corinthians 14:15,26 No Authority for Instrumental Music No express statement like there is for singing – 1 Corinthians 14:15,26 No direct command like there is for singing – Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16 No […]

The Bounds of Scripture

Text: 2 John 9 We must not go outside or beyond what God has instructed Noah & the Ark – Genesis 6 Cities of Refuge – Numbers 35 Ship – Acts 27 Church – Ephesians 5:23