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God wants us to know Him. He has revealed Himself through nature (Psalm 19:1; Acts 14:17; Romans 1:20). He has revealed Himself through Jesus (John 1:18; 14:9; 1 Timothy 3:16 KJV/NKJV). He has revealed Himself through inspiration (John 16:13-15; 2 Timothy … Continue reading
The Bible which I use contains 66 books. These books can be divided into 39 Old Testament books and 27 New Testament books. The Bible that Catholics use contains 73 books. These books can be divided into 46 Old Testament … Continue reading
We continue our study of some key wordings. Filled The Old Testament record speaks of those who were filled with the Spirit (Exodus 31:1-5; 35:30-35; Deuteronomy 34:9). The reference is to supernatural wisdom and inspiration. The New Testament record (Matthew … Continue reading
The Bible clearly teaches that God sanctifies. Moreover, it clearly teaches that He does so indirectly, mediately through the word of God (John 17:17). He does so indirectly through the influence of the word of God. However, some believe that … Continue reading
The Holy Spirit is referred to as the “Comforter” (KJV, ASV), the “Helper” (NASB, NKJV, McCord’s, ESV), the “Advocate” (Estes’ Better Version), or the “Counselor” (NIV, note: I do not recommend this version) four times [(John 14:16; 14:26; 15:26; 16:7). … Continue reading
“All scripture is given by the inspiration of God and is profitable …” (2 Tim. 3:16). Two things are affirmed: (1) Inspiration. The word translated “inspiration” (theopneustos) literally means, “God breathed”. Geisler and Nix explained, “It does not mean, as … Continue reading