God loved us by giving to us, giving his only Son. Loving is giving; giving is loving. In today’s study, we take a closer look at our church’s last core value, the value of Loving God. God loves us and he gave us his Son. When we love God, we give to God the things God […]
Scripture on Scripture
So last week we said, For sure, you need your Bible. We need our Bibles. But do we need more than our Bibles, in order to know the stuff God wants us to be sure to know? That’s the question raised and answered by the Doctrine of Sufficiency. Your Bible is Sufficient. Is the Bible […]
Without the Bible we wouldn’t know that Jesus’ sacrificial death on the cross and his supernatural resurrection from the grave, were God’s means, the only means made for our salvation. We wouldn’t know these things unless we had our Bibles, unless we read the Scriptures ourselves, or had someone else tell us what they contain. And […]
The Word of God can make even the simplest person wise, and the Bible has been written in such a way that its teachings can be understood by ordinary people like you and like me. Today we are affirming the Clarity of the Bible.
In today’s study our focus shifts to the Truthfulness of the Bible. Your Bible is True. If all the words of Scripture are God’s words, then we must apply the character of God to the character of His words. If God is truthful, then his words in the Bible must be truthful as well.
We want to hear from God himself, and that’s going to happen when we open God’s book, the Bible, and see what’s in there: truth to believe, promises to hold onto, commands to obey. Biblical Authority, wanting everything we do, say, think and teach to be informed by and subject to the words of God in […]