What is the Bible about? Meet the author!
It is vital and necessary to meet the Author if you are to understand the Bible. “In the beginning the Word already existed; the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1)
Jesus is the Word of God. One can never understand the message and intent of the Bible, unless you have a redeeming encounter with its Author. We can’t expect to know the Bible without knowing the God of the Bible. If you haven’t encountered the Author of the Bible, watch this video.
The Bible contains the words of God, inspired by God. His words are powerful because He is God.
What is the value of the Word of God? Here are just some expressed:
1. The Word of God helps lead us to salvation, eternal life
Jesus said, “Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and trusts him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.” (John 5:24)
2. God’s Word is alive and brings conviction
“What God has said isn’t only alive and active! It is sharper than any double-edged sword. His word can cut through our spirits and souls and through our joints and marrow, until it discovers the desires and thoughts of our hearts.” (Hebrews 4:12)
3. The Scriptures equip us for every good work
“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, reproof, correction, and training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
4. God’s Word contains food for our spirit
Jesus said, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” (Matthew 4:4)
5. The Scriptures produce faith
“Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” (Romans 10:17)
Trust you have a better understanding of what the Bible is about and how you grow from faith to faith.
How to have a closer relationship with God.
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