God’s Word In Your Life
<ul><li>A sword is to be used skillfully in battle as both an offensive and a defensive weapon.  God has equipped you with...
 
God’s word- His communication to you <ul><li>The Bible is the most remarkable book ever written.  The writing was done by ...
<ul><li>Yet the Bible has one great theme and central figure – Jesus Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>All this would be impossibl...
What does 2 timothy 3:16 say about the Scriptures? <ul><li>A. Some of the Bible is inspired by God </li></ul><ul><li>B. Al...
 
How was scripture given?  2 Peter 1:20-21 <ul><li>2 Peter 1:20-21 </li></ul><ul><li>(20)  Knowing this first, that no prop...
Who then helps you understand the Bible? <ul><li>1 Corinthians 2:12-16 </li></ul><ul><li>(12)  Now we have received, not t...
<ul><li>ἡμεῖς δὲ οὐ τὸ πνεῦμα τοῦ κόσμου ἐλάβομεν, ἀλλὰ τὸ Πνεῦμα τὸ ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ, ἵνα εἰδῶμεν τὰ ὑπο...
 
How do the following verses describe God’s word? <ul><li>Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shal...
<ul><li>Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God  [is]  quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to...
<ul><li>Psalms 19:7-11 The law of the LORD  [is]  perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD  [is]  sure, mak...
Out of all you wrote down, what 2 or 3 things impressed you the most?
 
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  1. 1. God’s Word In Your Life
  2. 2. <ul><li>A sword is to be used skillfully in battle as both an offensive and a defensive weapon. God has equipped you with such a weapon for your spiritual battle: “the sword of the Spirit which is the word of God” Ephesians 6:17 </li></ul><ul><li>The Holy Spirit uses the word of God to accomplish the work of God. </li></ul>
  3. 4. God’s word- His communication to you <ul><li>The Bible is the most remarkable book ever written. The writing was done by about 40 men of many occupations. </li></ul><ul><li>They wrote over a period of approximately 1,500 yrs, and in 3 Languages…. Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Yet the Bible has one great theme and central figure – Jesus Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>All this would be impossible unless the Bible had one supreme Author--- </li></ul><ul><li>And it did… The Holy Spirit of God. </li></ul><ul><li>But how did he do it? </li></ul>
  5. 6. What does 2 timothy 3:16 say about the Scriptures? <ul><li>A. Some of the Bible is inspired by God </li></ul><ul><li>B. All of it is inspired by God </li></ul><ul><li>C. Only the parts that speak to you in a personal way are inspired by God. </li></ul><ul><li>“Inspired” comes from a Greek word meaning “God-breathed.” </li></ul>
  6. 8. How was scripture given? 2 Peter 1:20-21 <ul><li>2 Peter 1:20-21 </li></ul><ul><li>(20) Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. </li></ul><ul><li>(21) For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake [as they were] moved by the Holy Ghost. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Who then helps you understand the Bible? <ul><li>1 Corinthians 2:12-16 </li></ul><ul><li>(12) Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. </li></ul><ul><li>(13) Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. </li></ul><ul><li>(14) But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know [them] , because they are spiritually discerned. </li></ul><ul><li>(15) But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man. </li></ul><ul><li>(16) For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ. </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>ἡμεῖς δὲ οὐ τὸ πνεῦμα τοῦ κόσμου ἐλάβομεν, ἀλλὰ τὸ Πνεῦμα τὸ ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ, ἵνα εἰδῶμεν τὰ ὑπὸ τοῦ Θεοῦ χαρισθέντα ἡμῖν. </li></ul><ul><li>ἃ καὶ λαλοῦμεν οὐκ ἐν διδακτοῖς ἀνθρωπίνης σοφίας λόγοις, ἀλλ᾿ ἐν διδακτοῖς Πνεύματος ῾Αγίου, πνευματικοῖς πνευματικὰ συγκρίνοντες. </li></ul><ul><li>ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ Πνεύματος τοῦ Θεοῦ· μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστι, καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι, ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται. </li></ul><ul><li>ὁ δὲ πνευματικὸς ἀνακρίνει μὲν τὰ πάντα, αὐτὸς δὲ ὑπ᾿ οὐδενὸς ἀνακρίνεται. </li></ul><ul><li>τίς γὰρ ἔγνω νοῦν Κυρίου, ὃς συμβιβάσει αὐτόν; ἡμεῖς δὲ νοῦν Χριστοῦ ἔχομεν. </li></ul>
  9. 12. How do the following verses describe God’s word? <ul><li>Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. </li></ul><ul><li>John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>Psalms 19:7-11 The law of the LORD [is] perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD [is] sure, making wise the simple. </li></ul><ul><li>(8) The statutes of the LORD [are] right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD [is] pure, enlightening the eyes. </li></ul><ul><li>(9) The fear of the LORD [is] clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD [are] true [and] righteous altogether. </li></ul><ul><li>(10) More to be desired [are they] than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb. </li></ul><ul><li>(11) Moreover by them is thy servant warned: [and] in keeping of them [there is] great reward. </li></ul>
  12. 15. Out of all you wrote down, what 2 or 3 things impressed you the most?
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