Tag Archives: scripture

Hearing God Speak #2 of 7

PSALM 139:17 NKJV – How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How great is the sum of them!


The Holy Spirit is the divine author of all Scripture. If this doctrine is true — and it is — then the implications are so profound and far-reaching that every part of our lives should be affected.

Because Holy Spirit is the author of Scripture, it is true (Psalm 119:142) and altogether reliable (Hebrews 6:18).

It is powerful, working its purpose in our hearts (1 Thessalonians 2:13) and not returning empty to the One who sent it (Isaiah 55:10–11).

It is pure, like silver refined in a furnace seven times (Psalm 12:6).

It is sanctifying (John 17:17).

It gives life (Psalm 119:37, 50, 93, 107; John 6:63; Matthew 4:4).

It makes wise (Psalm 19:7; 119:99–100).

It gives joy (Psalm 19:8; 119:16, 92, 111, 143, 174) and promises great reward (Psalm 19:11).

It gives strength to the weak (Psalm 119:28) and comfort to the distraught (Psalm 119:76) and guidance to the perplexed (Psalm 119:105) and salvation to the lost (Psalm 119:155; 2 Timothy 3:15).

The wisdom of God in Scripture is inexhaustible.

How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! If I would count them, they are more than the sand.

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Why Read the Bible XVII

ACT 17:11 NIV

Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.

Searching of Scriptures

Why did the people of Berea search the Scriptures?

Do you think it’s important for you to be eager to know the Scriptures?

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Why Read the Bible? – Introduction & Day 1

Ok, we know how weird it is to try to give you reasons to read the Bible… that are actually in the Bible. That’s why we created this plan; an opportunity to honestly look at what the Bible says and wonder why it says it.

We would like to thank goTandem for providing this plan. For more information, please visit: http://www.gotandem.com

God and Engaging the Bible: Part 1

What is the power that Scripture has in our lives?

If all scripture is inspired by God, what should our responsibility to it be?

2 TIMOTHY 3:16 NIV – All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,