When temptation appears, ask yourself…

When temptation appears, ask yourself what text of Scripture will help you to repel it. If you have been reading and studying the Bible, God will give you escape from the temptation.

#temptation #Bible

Ignorance of the #Bible is…

Ignorance of the #Bible is of the grossest and most damaging sort, because its #knowledge is most accessible and the only eternally saving knowledge available.

The best and broadest appeal…

The best and broadest appeal that one can make to others is the #Bible and the Bible alone. All others include human opinions and conclusions that are open to discussion. Religion is divisive; the Bible unifies. Its presence rises above man’s smallness to sweep everyone into the immensity of divine #love and purpose.

We must reason with others as Paul did…

We must reason with others as Paul did: “from the Scriptures” Acts 17.2-3. With an open Bible. Explaining and proving. This implies knowledge of God’s word. Jesus’ followers are nothing if not good students of the Bible.

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#bible, #evangelism

Teaching Scripture is a blessed activity It was…

Teaching Scripture is a blessed activity. It was in Jehoshaphat’s day, and still is in ours. “In the third year of his reign he sent his officials Ben Hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah to teach in the cities of Judah” 2 Chr 17.7 NET.

#bible, #teaching

My goal is to be everything the Lord…

My goal is to be everything the Lord says he wants me to be, in Scripture, and nothing he would not have me be. This then would be the sum of faithfulness.

#bible, #faithfulness

Many people want to say what is…

“Many people want to say what is worthy of God and what is not worthy of God; however, the only true way to find out what is worthy of God is to see what God has or has not done in the Bible. Whatever God has done is worthy of him.” —Jim Sheerer, NT Commentary, 983.

#bible, #god