A Little Time With The 1689: Day 17

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Day 15

Of The Holy Scriptures

Chapter 1, Paragraph 8.

“…and search them…”

Scripture Lookup

John 5:39. What is one reason to search the Scriptures?

Reflection

Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so…

Can you prove from the Scriptures that Jesus loves you?

Do you know how to show someone Biblical evidence that Jesus is God?

Where is the book of Nahum in your Bible? And what does it talk about?

While reading your Bible is important and good, we should be more than mere acquaintances with it.You don’t scroll Scripture like a Facebook feed, and Bible study should not be like rushing through a put-off homework assignment due the next day. Instead, we are to consider Scripture like a close friend. Take the time to know it, be familiar with it, and look forward to spending time with it.

When we take time to know Scripture more thoroughly, we are more likely to resist doctrinal error. When an unbeliever tells you to “judge not”, you can challenge them on that, since you know the context of the passage. When a Jehovah’s Witness claims that Jesus isn’t God, you know where to take them to prove otherwise. And when you read conflicting theological views, you can go to the Scriptures to determine which view is Biblical.

The brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews. Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

-Acts 17:10,11 (NASB, emphasis added)

Questions to Consider

  • Have you been rushing through your Scripture reading?
  • Do you take time to truly study the Scriptures?
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