Profiting From Your Bible Part 5

Profiting From Your Bible
(1TI 4:15) Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
I. This series assumes Scripture to be God’s inspired revelation in written form. 2TI 3:16-17.
A. This also assumes that Scripture is preserved. PSA 12:6-7.
B. This also assumes that Scripture is pure. PRO 30:5.
II. Profiting from Scripture depends upon:
A. having the true Scripture. 2CO 2:17.
B. believing it is the true Scripture. 1TH 2:13.
C. having necessary spiritual qualifications. JOH 8:42-44; 1CO 2:14.

Wester

(Genesis 13:11) Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.

Good Wednesday?

Matthew 12:38-40
(38) Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee.
(39) But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas:
(40) For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Profiting From Your Bible Part 4

Profiting From Your Bible
(1TI 4:15) Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
I. This series assumes Scripture to be God’s inspired revelation in written form. 2TI 3:16-17.
A. This also assumes that Scripture is preserved. PSA 12:6-7.
B. This also assumes that Scripture is pure. PRO 30:5.
II. Profiting from Scripture depends upon:
A. having the true Scripture. 2CO 2:17.
B. believing it is the true Scripture. 1TH 2:13.
C. having necessary spiritual qualifications. JOH 8:42-44; 1CO 2:14.

The Nazarite

(Num 6:1) And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
(Num 6:2) Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD:
(Num 6:3) He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried.
(Num 6:4) All the days of his separation shall he eat nothing that is made of the vine tree, from the kernels even to the husk.

Profiting From Your Bible Part 3

Profiting From Your Bible
(1TI 4:15) Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
I. This series assumes Scripture to be God’s inspired revelation in written form. 2TI 3:16-17.
A. This also assumes that Scripture is preserved. PSA 12:6-7.
B. This also assumes that Scripture is pure. PRO 30:5.
II. Profiting from Scripture depends upon:
A. having the true Scripture. 2CO 2:17.
B. believing it is the true Scripture. 1TH 2:13.
C. having necessary spiritual qualifications. JOH 8:42-44; 1CO 2:14.

Profiting From Your Bible Part 2

Profiting From Your Bible
(1TI 4:15) Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
I. This series assumes Scripture to be God’s inspired revelation in written form. 2TI 3:16-17.
A. This also assumes that Scripture is preserved. PSA 12:6-7.
B. This also assumes that Scripture is pure. PRO 30:5.
II. Profiting from Scripture depends upon:
A. having the true Scripture. 2CO 2:17.
B. believing it is the true Scripture. 1TH 2:13.
C. having necessary spiritual qualifications. JOH 8:42-44; 1CO 2:14.

Justice and Judgment Part 3

Justice and Judgment
I. Sometimes we are called upon to render judgment in the court of the church and we may be called upon to sit on a jury in a civil court.
A. As a church we have judicial authority over our individual members. 1CO 5:12; 6:1-5.
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Our power only extends to separating company from an offender.
Church membership is voluntary and apostates are free to leave. JOH 6:66-68. This is a power of free association that can only be harmed by church incorporation, not helped by it.

News, Views and Idols

(Acts 17:16) Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.
(Acts 17:17) Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him.
(Acts 17:18) Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.

Profiting From Your Bible Part 1

Profiting From Your Bible
(1TI 4:15) Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
I. This series assumes Scripture to be God’s inspired revelation in written form. 2TI 3:16-17.
A. This also assumes that Scripture is preserved. PSA 12:6-7.
B. This also assumes that Scripture is pure. PRO 30:5.
II. Profiting from Scripture depends upon:
A. having the true Scripture. 2CO 2:17.
B. believing it is the true Scripture. 1TH 2:13.
C. having necessary spiritual qualifications. JOH 8:42-44; 1CO 2:14.