THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORD OF GOD
Text: 2 Timothy 3:16
1
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Damon Wyatt
“The Bible is the astonishment of the
literary world. It is alive but never
...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Woodrow Wilson,
“Give men the Bible unadulterated
unexplained, pure, unaltered,
uncheape...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Woodrow Wilson,
…. It is very difficult indeed for a man or
for a boy who knows the Scri...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE
1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Kings 22:8-10 (Mes)
‘
The high priest Hilkiah reported to
Shaphan the royal secretary,...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Jeremiah 36:21-24 (Mes)
‘
The officials went to the court of the
palace to report to the...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Jeremiah 36:21-24 (Mes)
...22-23
It was December. The king was
sitting in his winter qua...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Jeremiah 36:21-24 (Mes)
...24-26
Neither the king nor any of his
officials showed the sl...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Jeremiah 36:21-24 (Mes)
...He just plowed ahead and ordered
Prince Jerahameel, Seraiah s...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE
1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD
Matthew 24:35,
“Heaven an...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE
1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD
Psalm 119:89,
“Your Word,...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE
1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD
2.THE INSPIRATION OF THE ...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE
1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD
2.THE INSPIRATION OF THE ...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Eric Sauer
“Biblical inspiration… is that.. activity of
the Holy Spirit through which He...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
LIBERAL SAY:
“The Bible contains the Word of God.”
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
NEOORTHODOX SAY:
Writers were inspired,
but the Bible is not the word of God.
There may ...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
1. Call the Bible a human Book
2. Limit its authority
3. Deny its inerrancy
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Apostles believed:
“The Bible is the Word of God, that every
writer of the Bible was so ...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Peter 1:21
“Men spoke from God as they were
carried along by the Holy Spirit.”
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Eugene Peterson (MSG),
‘The main thing to keep in mind here is
that no prophecy of Scrip...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Timothy 3:16,
“All Scripture is God-breathed and is
useful.”
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Eugene Peterson (MSG),
‘Stick with what you learned and
believed, sure of the integrity ...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Eugene Peterson (MSG),
... Every part of Scripture is God-
breathed and useful one way o...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Dr. James M. Gray,
“It is a matter of small consequence
whether the trousers were origin...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
David James Burrell,
“It might be of small consequence to the
wearer of the trousers, bu...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE
1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD
2.THE INSPIRATION OF THE ...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Timothy 3:16,
“All Scripture is God-breathed and is
useful for teaching, rebuking,
cor...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
What we are taught
affects the way we act.
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Numbers 25:1-3,
‘While Israel was camped… the men
began to have sex with the Moabite
wom...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
The Word of God is powerful and is
useful to
- teach us
- rebuke us
- correct us
- train...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Hebrews 4:12,
“For the Word of God is living and active.
Sharper that any double-edged s...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Hebrews 4:12 (MSG)
‘God means what he says. What he says
goes. His powerful Word is shar...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Isaiah 55:10-11,
“As the rain and the snow come down
from heaven, and do not return to i...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Timothy 4:3-5,
“For the time will come when men will
not put up with sound doctrine.
I...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Timothy 4:3-5,
... But you, keep your head in all
situations, endure hardship, do the
...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Timothy 4:3-5 (MSG)
‘You’re going to find that there will be
times when people will ha...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Timothy 4:3-5 (MSG)
... But you—keep your eye on what
you’re doing; accept the hard ti...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
Proverbs 14:12-13 (MSG)
‘There’s a way of life that looks harmless
enough; look again—it...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
As the compass shows the way to the
confused traveler, so the Word of God
shows to us:
-...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
By studying and obeying the
directions it gives us we will
not only have a better life
d...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Timothy 4:2
“Preach the Word; be prepared in season
and out of season; correct, rebuke...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
2 Timothy 4:2 (MSG)
‘I can’t impress this on you too strongly.
God is looking over your ...
THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD
There is evil everywhere – Preach the
Word!
There is unbelief – Preach the Word!
There i...
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Pastor Elio Marrocco's "The Authority Of The Word Of God" sermon at New Life Christian Church on January 27, 2013. You can learn more about New Life Christian Church here: http://www.newlifecc.ca

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  1. 1. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORD OF GOD Text: 2 Timothy 3:16 1
  2. 2. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Damon Wyatt “The Bible is the astonishment of the literary world. It is alive but never grows. It reached maturity at conception and has continued a changeless challenge to each new age.”
  3. 3. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Woodrow Wilson, “Give men the Bible unadulterated unexplained, pure, unaltered, uncheapened; and then see it work its wholesome work through the whole nature….
  4. 4. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Woodrow Wilson, …. It is very difficult indeed for a man or for a boy who knows the Scripture ever to get away from it. It haunts him like an old song. It follows him like the memory of his mother. It remains with him like the work of a revered teacher.”
  5. 5. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE 1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD
  6. 6. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Kings 22:8-10 (Mes) ‘ The high priest Hilkiah reported to Shaphan the royal secretary, “I’ve just found the Book of GOD’s Revelation, instructing us in GOD’s ways. I found it in The Temple!” He gave it to Shaphan and Shaphan read it…Then Shaphan the royal secretary told the king, “Hilkiah the priest gave me a book.” Shaphan proceeded to read it to the
  7. 7. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Jeremiah 36:21-24 (Mes) ‘ The officials went to the court of the palace to report to the king, having put the scroll for safekeeping in the office of Elishama the secretary of state. The king sent Jehudi to get the scroll. He brought it from the office of Elishama the secretary. Jehudi then read it to the king and the officials who were in the king’s service...
  8. 8. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Jeremiah 36:21-24 (Mes) ...22-23 It was December. The king was sitting in his winter quarters in front of a charcoal fire. After Jehudi would read three or four columns, the king would cut them off the scroll with his pocketknife and throw them in the fire. He continued in this way until the entire scroll had been burned up in the fire...
  9. 9. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Jeremiah 36:21-24 (Mes) ...24-26 Neither the king nor any of his officials showed the slightest twinge of conscience as they listened to the messages read. Elnathan, Delaiah, and Gemariah tried to convince the king not to burn the scroll, but he brushed them off...
  10. 10. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Jeremiah 36:21-24 (Mes) ...He just plowed ahead and ordered Prince Jerahameel, Seraiah son of Azriel, and Shelemiah son of Abdeel to arrest Jeremiah the prophet and his secretary Baruch. But GOD had hidden them away.’
  11. 11. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE 1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD Matthew 24:35, “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”
  12. 12. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE 1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD Psalm 119:89, “Your Word, O Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.”
  13. 13. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE 1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD 2.THE INSPIRATION OF THE WORD “All Scriptures is given by inspiration of God.”
  14. 14. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE 1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD 2.THE INSPIRATION OF THE WORD Inspiration = God-Breathed
  15. 15. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Eric Sauer “Biblical inspiration… is that.. activity of the Holy Spirit through which He mysteriously filled the human spirit of the Biblical writers and guided them and overruled them, so that there arose an infallible, Spirit–wrought writing, a sacred record, a Book of God, with which the Spirit of God evermore organically unites Himself.”
  16. 16. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD LIBERAL SAY: “The Bible contains the Word of God.”
  17. 17. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD NEOORTHODOX SAY: Writers were inspired, but the Bible is not the word of God. There may be historical, scientific and even theological error in the Bible.
  18. 18. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 1. Call the Bible a human Book 2. Limit its authority 3. Deny its inerrancy
  19. 19. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Apostles believed: “The Bible is the Word of God, that every writer of the Bible was so moved upon, that every word – not just concepts and ideas – was inspired and free from error.”
  20. 20. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Peter 1:21 “Men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.”
  21. 21. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Eugene Peterson (MSG), ‘The main thing to keep in mind here is that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of private opinion. And why? Because it’s not something concocted in the human heart. Prophecy resulted when the Holy Spirit prompted men and women to speak God’s Word.’
  22. 22. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Timothy 3:16, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful.”
  23. 23. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Eugene Peterson (MSG), ‘Stick with what you learned and believed, sure of the integrity of your teachers—why, you took in the sacred Scriptures with your mother’s milk! There’s nothing like the written Word of God for showing you the way to salvation through faith in Christ Jesus...
  24. 24. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Eugene Peterson (MSG), ... Every part of Scripture is God- breathed and useful one way or another—showing us truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training us to live God’s way. Through the Word we are put together and shaped up for the tasks God has for us.’
  25. 25. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Dr. James M. Gray, “It is a matter of small consequence whether the trousers were originally perfect if they are now torn.”
  26. 26. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD David James Burrell, “It might be of small consequence to the wearer of the trousers, but the tailor who made them would prefer to have it understood that they did not leave his shop that way.”
  27. 27. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD TRUTH CONCERNING THE BIBLE 1.THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE WORD 2.THE INSPIRATION OF THE WORD 3.THE PURPOSE OF THE WORD
  28. 28. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Timothy 3:16, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”
  29. 29. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD What we are taught affects the way we act.
  30. 30. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Numbers 25:1-3, ‘While Israel was camped… the men began to have sex with the Moabite women. It started when the women invited the men to their sex-and- religion worship. They ate together and then worshiped their gods. Israel ended up joining in the worship of the Baal of Peor. GOD was furious, his anger blazing out against Israel.’
  31. 31. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD The Word of God is powerful and is useful to - teach us - rebuke us - correct us - train us in righteousness – right standing with God.
  32. 32. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Hebrews 4:12, “For the Word of God is living and active. Sharper that any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”
  33. 33. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Hebrews 4:12 (MSG) ‘God means what he says. What he says goes. His powerful Word is sharp as a surgeon’s scalpel, cutting through everything, whether doubt or defence, laying us open to listen and obey. Nothing and no one is impervious to God’s Word. We can’t get away from it —no matter what.’
  34. 34. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Isaiah 55:10-11, “As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish,… so is my word that goes out from my mouth: it will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.”
  35. 35. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Timothy 4:3-5, “For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. They will turn away from the truth and turn aside to myths...
  36. 36. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Timothy 4:3-5, ... But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.”
  37. 37. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Timothy 4:3-5 (MSG) ‘You’re going to find that there will be times when people will have no stomach for solid teaching, but will fill up on spiritual junk food—catchy opinions that tickle their fancy. They’ll turn their backs on truth and chase mirages...
  38. 38. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Timothy 4:3-5 (MSG) ... But you—keep your eye on what you’re doing; accept the hard times along with the good; keep the Message alive; do a thorough job as God’s servant.’
  39. 39. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD Proverbs 14:12-13 (MSG) ‘There’s a way of life that looks harmless enough; look again—it leads straight to hell. Sure, those people appear to be having a good time, but all that laughter will end in heartbreak.’
  40. 40. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD As the compass shows the way to the confused traveler, so the Word of God shows to us: - the way to heaven - the way to life - the path to right living
  41. 41. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD By studying and obeying the directions it gives us we will not only have a better life down here on earth, but we will never lose our way bringing us to heaven.
  42. 42. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Timothy 4:2 “Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage with great patience and careful instruction.”
  43. 43. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD 2 Timothy 4:2 (MSG) ‘I can’t impress this on you too strongly. God is looking over your shoulder. Christ himself is the Judge, with the final say on everyone, living and dead. He is about to break into the open with his rule, so proclaim the Message with intensity; keep on your watch. Challenge, warn, and urge your people. Don’t ever quit. Just keep it simple.’
  44. 44. THE AUTHORITY OF THE WORLD OF GOD There is evil everywhere – Preach the Word! There is unbelief – Preach the Word! There is ungodliness - Preach the Word! There is lethargy - Preach the Word!

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