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The King James Version is Scripture.
Faith is necessary to know Scripture and truth. Human wisdom is a hindrance to Scripture and truth. Satan is at war against God, His Scripture, and truth. God will reward diligent seekers. Introduction It is possible to know the Bible well and yet not understand it, as Jesus told the Pharisees, Sadducees, lawyers, and scribes of His day.
These religious leaders had great technical knowledge and fanatical adoration of the text of the Bible above all other men, but they did not understand its spirit or meaning. They had read these places many times, but they did not understand them. They knew the passages well, but they did not know their meaning.
And so they had the Word of God, they read and studied it diligently, but they did not understand its message. It is this paradox we must avoid. Modern Christians are constantly learning from seminars, guest speakers, Bible studies, videoconferences, tape ministries, television specials, and radio programs; but they never come to the knowledge of the truth.
And how should the sons of God oppose these effeminate preachers and their popular fables? Hold fast to the inspired Scriptures II Tim 3: It is a practice today in most religious circles to quote the Bible without truly knowing the meaning of what is quoted.
The words are used as sound bites rather than sober statements of holy importance from God. Even conservative preachers will take an obscure phrase from the Old Testament, Charles Spurgeon was famous for it, and proceed to develop a pretty talk from the text, though there is little connection.
Do you believe the Bible? What do you believe about it? How can you believe what you do not understand? Do you mean you believe it to be the Word of God?
We want more than this. We want to understand exactly and fully what God has communicated to us in the Bible. Nothing else will do.
So help us, Lord. Let us consider what Ezra did not do, and let us illustrate it by corrupting our text to reflect the current trend in using the Bible in seeker sensitive churches.
And give God the glory! Consider the sense of these words, which is clearly obvious to all but the willfully ignorant. Perusing written matter to decipher marks of language into words and sentences.
Reading carefully to separate and differentiate the individual words clearly. Interpreting and expressing to the hearers by clear verbal communication. The precise, singular meaning intended by the Author in the specific reading. Producing a desired effect by careful and calculated procedures to that end.
To fully comprehend, apprehend, and grasp the meaning and import. Consider what we need to accomplish this process of understanding for ourselves and others.
We need the written revelation of God in a language we can read.Every time a Young explains an internet thing like Pinterest to an Old, and they begin to understand said thing, the Old wrinkles her nose and goes, "But who has TIME for that?" 5.
The current state of young western culture sickens me, as a 25 year old male from Aus. Physical degradation, drug dependency, violence, escapism into gaming and sport, getting drunk multiple times a week, social media and technology dependence, lack of respect for the elderly and general lethargy.
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Online congregation it's hard for me to understand how one can unbelieve in God. I was raised in a Baptist family and most Baptists believe that the Bible is the literal, infallible word of God, and that God is who the Bible says HE is.