Explore God – 7 Big Question #6
“There exists no document from the ancient world witnessed by so excellent a set of textual and historical testimonies, and offering so superb an array of historical data on which an intelligent decision may be made.” – Clark H. Pinnock
LEAP – Listen – Engage – Apply – Produce
All Scripture is inspired by God (God Breathed) and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.17 God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Not a book …. 66 books …. 40+ authors ..1500 years.
Together, we are his house, built on the foundation of the apostles and the prophets. And the cornerstone is Christ Jesus himself. Eph 2:20
Written by prophets and apostles
• Translated to 90% of the world
• Accurately survived over 3500 years
• Proves itself with accurate prophecies.
“Take to heart all the words of warning I have given you today. Pass them on as a command to your children so they will obey every word of these instructions. 47 These instructions are not empty words—they are your life! By obeying them you will enjoy a long life in the land you will occupy when you cross the Jordan River.” Deut 32:46-47
Earth Is Round
God sits above the circle of the earth. The people below seem like grasshoppers to him! He spreads out the heavens like a curtain and makes his tent from them. Is 40:22
for the life of the body is in its blood. I have given you the blood on the altar to purify you, making you right with the Lord. It is the blood, given in exchange for a life, that makes purification possible. Lev 17:11
Biblical accounts corroborated through archeology.
Human experience with God’s Word and His Spirit.
For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. Heb 4:12
Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.