How to Approach the Bible

Text: 2 Timothy 2:15 Recognize that it is from God – 2 Timothy 3:16 Realize that it was intended for us – Acts 1:8; 2:39 Understand that we can understand it – Ephesians 3:4 Intend to put it into practice – James 1:22 Know that we will be judged by it – John 12:48

Some Thoughts from 2 Timothy

Some of the main points in this letter What are we to do? – Retain the standard of sound words (2 Timothy 1:13) How do we do this? – Study; learn how to accurately handle the word (2 Timothy 2:15) Why should we do this? – All Scripture is inspired by God (2 Timothy 3:16-17) […]

The Bible

The Bible is unique – 2 Timothy 3:16 The Bible is the truth – John 17:17 The Bible is timeless – 1 Peter 1:25 The Bible is authoritative – Matthew 28:18; John 16:13 The Bible is understandable – Ephesians 3:4 The Bible reveals God’s will – 1 Corinthians 2:10-16

Inspiration of the Bible

The Bible Claims to be Inspired – 2 Timothy 3:16 Inspiration Makes the Bible Distinct from Every Other Book – Psalm 119:160 Satan Wants to Convince Christians that the Bible is not Inspired – Psalm 11:3; Romans 10:17 Effort Underway to Discredit Bible Inspiration What Is the Result of This? – Proverbs 14:12; 2 Thessalonians […]