Sermon Notes March 13, 2022

Orientation 101

“How to Bible”

1. The Bible is a ________________________________.

2. The word “Bible” means _______________________.

3. The word “Testament” means _________________ or ____________________________________,

4. Why is the Bible considered sacred or holy?                        ___________________________________________.

Matthew 5:18, “For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.”

John 10:35, “…Scripture cannot be broken.”

Mark 12:35, “David himself, speaking by the Holy Spirit, declared…”

Matthew 10:40, “Anyone who welcomes you welcomes me, and anyone who welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me.”

John 16:13-14 (CEV), “The Spirit shows what is true and will come and guide you into the full truth. The Spirit doesn’t speak on his own. He will tell you only what he has heard from me, and he will let you know what is going to happen. The Spirit will bring glory to me by taking my message and telling it to you.”

Acts 2:42, “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching…”

5. The Bible is __________________________________.

2Timothy 3:14-17. “But you must remain faithful to the things you have been taught. You know they are true, for you know you can trust those that taught you. You have been taught the holy Scriptures from childhood and they have given you the wisdom to receive the salvation that comes by trusting in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and reaches us to do what is right. God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work.

2 Peter 1:20-21 (NLT), “Above all, you must realized that no prophecy in Scripture ever came from the prophet’s own understanding, or from human initiative. No, those prophets were moved by the Holy Spirit, and they spoke from God.”