Gospel-Centered Reading of the Grand Narrative of the Bible<br />Steve McKinion<br />www.stevemckinion.com<br />
The Bible is a Book<br />
The Bible is Intelligently Designed<br />
Joshua 1:8<br />“This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night...”<br ...
Grand Inclusio<br />Garden <br />To<br />Garden<br />
The Bible is Inspired<br />
Not spiritualize,<br />but spiritual eyes<br />
Comprised of Two Parts<br />Old Testament<br />New Testament<br />
Luke 16:31 “But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someo...
Luke 24:27 “Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all...
John 21:31 “but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believi...
1 Corinthians 15:3-4 “For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins ac...
The Narrative is the Gospel of Jesus Christ<br />…according to the Prophets<br />… according to the Apostles<br />
Gen 1:1 – By means of the Son of God<br />Gen 3:15 – Blessing through the Son of Eve<br />Gen 15 – Blessing through the So...
Faith in the<br />Son who is to come<br />
Mat 1:1 –Son of Abraham and David<br />Luke –Show that Jesus is the Son<br />John –Jesus is the Son of God<br />Col 1 – th...
Faith in the <br />Son who has come, and is coming again<br />
The Bible isn’t just history,<br />it is His Story<br />
Because the Bible reveals the Son, the Bible is the self-revelation of God<br />
Like the wise man in Joshua 1 and Psalm 1, we meditate on the Scriptures as the written Gospel of Jesus Christ<br />
The Grand Narrative is not a story about how to live, but a Story about how to have Life.<br />
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The Gospel as the Meaning of Scripture

  1. 1. Gospel-Centered Reading of the Grand Narrative of the Bible<br />Steve McKinion<br />www.stevemckinion.com<br />
  2. 2. The Bible is a Book<br />
  3. 3. The Bible is Intelligently Designed<br />
  4. 4. Joshua 1:8<br />“This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night...”<br />Psalm 1:2<br />“And in His law he<br />meditates day and night..”<br />
  5. 5. Grand Inclusio<br />Garden <br />To<br />Garden<br />
  6. 6. The Bible is Inspired<br />
  7. 7. Not spiritualize,<br />but spiritual eyes<br />
  8. 8. Comprised of Two Parts<br />Old Testament<br />New Testament<br />
  9. 9. Luke 16:31 “But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.'”<br />
  10. 10. Luke 24:27 “Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.”<br />
  11. 11. John 21:31 “but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.”<br />
  12. 12. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 “For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures.”<br />
  13. 13. The Narrative is the Gospel of Jesus Christ<br />…according to the Prophets<br />… according to the Apostles<br />
  14. 14. Gen 1:1 – By means of the Son of God<br />Gen 3:15 – Blessing through the Son of Eve<br />Gen 15 – Blessing through the Son of Abraham<br />2 Sam 7 – Salvation through the Son of David<br />Ps 2 – Salvation through the Sonof God<br />
  15. 15. Faith in the<br />Son who is to come<br />
  16. 16. Mat 1:1 –Son of Abraham and David<br />Luke –Show that Jesus is the Son<br />John –Jesus is the Son of God<br />Col 1 – the Son of God<br />
  17. 17. Faith in the <br />Son who has come, and is coming again<br />
  18. 18. The Bible isn’t just history,<br />it is His Story<br />
  19. 19. Because the Bible reveals the Son, the Bible is the self-revelation of God<br />
  20. 20. Like the wise man in Joshua 1 and Psalm 1, we meditate on the Scriptures as the written Gospel of Jesus Christ<br />
  21. 21. The Grand Narrative is not a story about how to live, but a Story about how to have Life.<br />

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