Even though humans wrote the text, translating it and passing it down from generations to generations, God’s truth is unchanging. Debates of the inerrancy of the bible cannot usurp God as the King of grace. Instead of focusing on the inerrancy of the Bible, individuals who wish to seek a life of faith should focus on the inspiration God is showing them in his word. These revelations should move them into applicable, daily life changing implications from what they have learned. God shows revelations of himself through the Bible, and his character is revealed time and time again throughout scripture.
The Bible The Bible, the word of God, provides all humankind with the knowledge and the faith they need to receive God's salvation and be regenerated by God's life. Reading the Bible also teaches us many things about God, Christianity, Jesus and His Word. In order to understand and appreciate the Bible and Bible Literature, it is important to know the historical context as well as many other factors. This paper will discuss the importance of reading the Bible and how to understand it and use what we read in the Bible and apply it to our everyday life. GOD’S WORD It is only through the Word that people can receive Jesus Christ into their hearts.
This book also includes Paul and his missionary journeys which includes preachi... ... middle of paper ... ...evelation The book of Revelation is of an apocalyptic genre. The key themes of this book are that is greater than any power, the symbolism in the Jesus Christ dying for our salvation, keeping Christians encouraged to live faithful to the Lord, that there will be a judgment day which will put an end to evil, and by keeping faith in God will give you everlasting life. John is the author of this book. He is engulfed with prophetic visions of expressing the rights and wrongs of the church, emphasizing the need to repent before judgment day when Jesus comes back to Earth. Paul also explains what will exactly happen when judgment day arrives.
The people of Israel, the Jews, the Gentiles, were given the will of God, through prophets, Moses, Abraham, Jesus Christ and so on. We are given the word of God. Since we are fallen creatures and fully depraved we need to follow God’s will that he gives up. And when we disobey and turn against God, he has the redemptive plan for us so that we still maintained saved. The Bible’s purpose is to communicate God’s redemptive message.
203). When reading the Bible, it is clear that God 's plan was for the redemption of mankind through his son Jesus. From the fall in Genesis to the glorious return described in Revelation, we see that the entire story, even if it appears obscure at times, is showcasing the Lord Jesus Christ. He is the defeater of death and the only hope we have. Just like lead goes down the middle of a pencil, Jesus goes right down the middle of God 's great redemption story called the Bible.
A literature work will always portray an important message to their readers; in the case of the Bible would be its teaching values. Since there are different interpretations of messages that readers can conclude from reading the Bible; the professor William H. Bishop portrays on his article “The Genesis of Values in Genesis” the interpretation according with the Christians, “The Christian worldview is predicated upon biblical teaching and interpretation. It is the foundation for family values. These values are prevalent in the Book of Genesis and are what comprise the family unit, the decline of which is eroding the values given by God”(Bishop,2015). According with the professor, the Christians see the Genesis book as guide to learn the values of a family which is the message of this literature work piece .However, portraying a message is not what Literature is all about.
To began this section Placher summarizes the Bible’s vision of the world, “…This is the real world…So if you buy into this picture… then anything real has to fit into this framework. Your life…thus will make sense only if [it has a] place within this grand story” (928). After this statement Placher recognizes that the biggest element in trusting the Bible is that the reader first comes to trust God. Once a person comes to trust the Lord they are caught in a cycle of trusting the Bible because God inspired the Bible, Placher explains. Finally Placher ends his article with the explanation of the Bible giving the reader a new language and mindset to describe the world around them.
This book does both jobs and wraps it up with a clear conclusion. Firstly, abiding in Christ is something that is extremely important in the lives of all Christians. Before we can abide in Christ we must understand what that means. The word “abide” basically means to remain. We look to Christ for everything, and long for him more through his scripture.
It is knowledge that everything is God-given. Some do not realize how important it is until research has to be conducted. Having a Christian view on life will help with making right and wrong decisions throughout life, it will help you have better morals within yourself. It will bring you closer with Christ. Even though there is and will always be some kind of questions about Christianity, there is no question about you needing to have faith in God and his biblical words in order to get to eternal life.
“The Bible is a special revelation from God to man of truths concerning Himself, His purposes, His plans, His will, man and his sinful nature, and God’s redemptive plan for man.” This quote by Gene Nowlin in his book The Paraphrased Perversion of the Bible summarizes the composition of the Bible. Throughout life, Christians grasp tightly to these words of God in hopes to inherit the Kingdom of God one day. In order to do this, they must study the Bible closely and apply it to their lives daily. Without the proper Bible, this may become a difficult task to accomplish. Although the various translations of the Christian Bible are exceptionally similar in their message, some have quite a few differences and perversions that set them apart from one another.