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The Purpose Of The Bible


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This presentation is designed as a way of getting groups to discuss the overall message of the Bible.

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The Purpose Of The Bible

  1. 1. The Purpose of the Bible Eddie Arthur Wycliffe Bible Translators
  2. 2. Who was the Bible written to? Who was the Bible written for?
  3. 3. The Bible wasn’t written to you!
  4. 4. The Bible was written for you!
  5. 5. What are the implications of these two statements?
  6. 6. Some Implications: <ul><li>We are listening in to a conversation between God and his creation. </li></ul><ul><li>Before you can know what a Bible passage means for you, you have to know what it meant to someone else. </li></ul><ul><li>We have to take the context of a Bible passage seriously if we are to understand it. </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose of the Bible is not to give you wise words to guide your daily life! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Creation We are living in a real world
  8. 8. Fall Bad things happen to good people
  9. 9. Incarnation God is involved in this world
  10. 10. Redemption God’s grace changes everything
  11. 11. Future Hope It will all work out in the end
  12. 12. Jesus Christ is at the centre of it all
  13. 13. The Purpose of the Bible: To show us why we need Jesus and to point us to Him.