The Authority of Scripture

Read the following texts. What do they tell us about the way in which Jesus viewed the Bible? Matt. 5:17-20,12:3-8, 15:3-11, John 10:34-37, 17:14-19, Luke 24:44. Professors and teachers were my educators during my years in school. They taught materials that were specific to their areas of expertise. Is the material taught true because they […]

God’s Will and His Word

What do the following passages in Psalm 119 reveal about revival and God’s Word? List all the spiritual qualities that God’s Word develops in our lives. Ps. 119:25, 28, 49-50, 67, 81, 105, 116, 130, 154. What do these promises mean in practical terms in our experience with the Lord?   In God’s word we […]

No Other Gospel

What normally follows the opening greeting in Paul’s letters? How is Galatians different? Compare Gal. 1:6 with Rom. 1:8, 1 Cor. 1:4, Phil. 1:3, and 1 Thess. 1:2 When we look at the other epistles of Paul we see that he gives a blessing directly after the greeting in his epistles.The difference in this book […]

Paul’s Calling

Compare Paul’s opening salutation in Galatians 1:1, 2 with what he writes in Ephesians 1:1, Philippians 1:1, and 2 Thessalonians 1:1. In what ways is Paul’s salutation in Galatians similar to and different from the others? When Paul opens up his letters he lets us know that he is a servant of Jesus Christ. Paul […]

Wholesome Thinking

What is the essence of Paul’s words to us here? What is the key to doing what he says? See also 2 Pet. 3:1, 2 Paul is tellings us what should be our meditation. Meditation consists of the things that we let ruminate in our heads and the things that we constantly think about. We […]