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2 Peter 1:20

But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,

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Reading The Scriptures

Deuteronomy 31:11

when all Israel comes to appear before the LORD your God at the place which He will choose, you shall read this law in front of all Israel in their hearing.

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1 Corinthians 15:4

and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,

John 10:34

Jesus answered them, "Has it not been written in your Law, 'I SAID, YOU ARE GODS'?

John 12:14

Jesus, finding a young donkey, sat on it; as it is written,

Exodus 23:1

"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Deuteronomy 18:22

"When a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the thing does not come about or come true, that is the thing which the LORD has not spoken The prophet has spoken it presumptuously; you shall not be afraid of him.

Mark 10:8

AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH; so they are no longer two, but one flesh.

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Conversion » Through the instrumentality of » The scriptures

The scriptures » Saints » Plead the promises of, in prayer

Psalm 119:76

O may Your lovingkindness comfort me, According to Your word to Your servant.

Psalm 119:25

My soul cleaves to the dust; Revive me according to Your word.

Psalm 119:41

May Your lovingkindnesses also come to me, O LORD, Your salvation according to Your word;

Psalm 119:169

Let my cry come before You, O LORD; Give me understanding according to Your word.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

Nehemiah 8:3

He read from it before the square which was in front of the Water Gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of men and women, those who could understand; and all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:6

"So you go and read from the scroll which you have written at my dictation the words of the LORD to the people in the LORD'S house on a fast day. And also you shall read them to all the people of Judah who come from their cities.

Acts 13:15

After the reading of the Law and the Prophets the synagogue officials sent to them, saying, "Brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say it."

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

when all Israel comes to appear before the LORD your God at the place which He will choose, you shall read this law in front of all Israel in their hearing. "Assemble the people, the men and the women and children and the alien who is in your town, so that they may hear and learn and fear the LORD your God, and be careful to observe all the words of this law. "Their children, who have not known, will hear and learn to fear the LORD your God, as long as you live on the land which you are about to cross the Jordan to possess."

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:167

My soul keeps Your testimonies, And I love them exceedingly.

Psalm 119:159

Consider how I love Your precepts; Revive me, O LORD, according to Your lovingkindness.

The scriptures » Testify of Christ

Acts 18:28

for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating by the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to children

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be taught

Psalm 119:33

Teach me, O LORD, the way of Your statutes, And I shall observe it to the end.

Psalm 119:12-13

Blessed are You, O LORD; Teach me Your statutes. With my lips I have told of All the ordinances of Your mouth.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

Psalm 119:81

My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for Your word.

Psalm 119:74

May those who fear You see me and be glad, Because I wait for Your word.

The scriptures » Described as » Pure

The scriptures » Should be » Used against our spiritual enemies

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, "On the other hand, it is written, 'YOU SHALL NOT PUT THE LORD YOUR GOD TO THE TEST.'"

The scriptures » Saints » Meditate in

Psalm 119:99

I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation.

Psalm 119:148

My eyes anticipate the night watches, That I may meditate on Your word.

The scriptures » Should be » Not only heard, but obeyed

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

James 1:22

But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of the holy ghost

Acts 1:16

"Brethren, the Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit foretold by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to all

2 Chronicles 17:7-9

Then in the third year of his reign he sent his officials, Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah; and with them the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah and Tobadonijah, the Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests. They taught in Judah, having the book of the law of the LORD with them; and they went throughout all the cities of Judah and taught among the people.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

Also Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, the Levites, explained the law to the people while the people remained in their place. They read from the book, from the law of God, translating to give the sense so that they understood the reading.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

"These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.

Deuteronomy 11:18

"You shall therefore impress these words of mine on your heart and on your soul; and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontals on your forehead.

The scriptures » Saints » Obey

John 17:6

"I have manifested Your name to the men whom You gave Me out of the world; they were Yours and You gave them to Me, and they have kept Your word.

The scriptures » Christ sanctioned, by appealing to them

John 7:42

"Has not the Scripture said that the Christ comes from the descendants of David, and from Bethlehem, the village where David was?"

Mark 12:10

"Have you not even read this Scripture: 'THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone;

The scriptures » Nothing to be taken from, or added to

Deuteronomy 4:2

"You shall not add to the word which I am commanding you, nor take away from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

The scriptures » Reveal the laws, statutes, and judgments of God

Deuteronomy 4:5

"See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.

Deuteronomy 4:14

"The LORD commanded me at that time to teach you statutes and judgments, that you might perform them in the land where you are going over to possess it.

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

For to us God revealed them through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God. For who among men knows the thoughts of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so the thoughts of God no one knows except the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things freely given to us by God, read more.
which things we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, combining spiritual thoughts with spiritual words. But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

Moreover, by them Your servant is warned; In keeping them there is great reward.

1 Corinthians 10:11

Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.

The scriptures » Should be » Appealed to

The scriptures » Should be » Read

Deuteronomy 17:19

"It shall be with him and he shall read it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, by carefully observing all the words of this law and these statutes,

Isaiah 34:16

Seek from the book of the LORD, and read: Not one of these will be missing; None will lack its mate For His mouth has commanded, And His Spirit has gathered them.

The scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Psalm 119:162

I rejoice at Your word, As one who finds great spoil.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

Revelation 22:19

and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his part from the tree of life and from the holy city, which are written in this book.

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, "Behold, I come; In the scroll of the book it is written of me.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the law

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Nehemiah 8:3

He read from it before the square which was in front of the Water Gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of men and women, those who could understand; and all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

The scriptures » Designed for » Supporting life

Deuteronomy 8:3

"He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.

The scriptures » The letter of, without the spirit, killeth

The scriptures » Are an unerring guide

The scriptures » Are called the » Holy scriptures

Romans 1:2

which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures,

The scriptures » Are called the » Word

James 1:21-23

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls. But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror;

The scriptures » Designed for » Sanctifying

The scriptures » Designed for » Quickening

Psalm 119:93

I will never forget Your precepts, For by them You have revived me.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

Princes persecute me without cause, But my heart stands in awe of Your words.

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Rejoicing the heart

Psalm 119:111

I have inherited Your testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

Remember the word to Your servant, In which You have made me hope.

The scriptures » Designed for » Comforting

The scriptures » Described as » TRUE

The scriptures » Ignorance of, a source of error

Acts 13:27

"For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.

The scriptures » Are called the » Oracles of God

Romans 3:2

Great in every respect. First of all, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

1 Peter 4:11

Whoever speaks, is to do so as one who is speaking the utterances of God; whoever serves is to do so as one who is serving by the strength which God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

The scriptures » Are called the » The word of God

The scriptures » Designed for » Regenerating

The scriptures » Everything should be tried by

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

The scriptures » Are called the » Law of the lord

Isaiah 30:9

For this is a rebellious people, false sons, Sons who refuse to listen To the instruction of the LORD;

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

James 1:25

But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

"But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.'"

Luke 16:29

"But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.'

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing obedience

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

"It shall be with him and he shall read it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, by carefully observing all the words of this law and these statutes, that his heart may not be lifted up above his countrymen and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may continue long in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.

The scriptures » Should be » Received, not as the word of men, but as the word of God

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

They answered him, "You are not also from Galilee, are you? Search, and see that no prophet arises out of Galilee."

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

The scriptures » Denunciations against those who add to, or take from

Revelation 22:18-19

I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues which are written in this book; and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his part from the tree of life and from the holy city, which are written in this book.

The scriptures » The wicked » Corrupt

The scriptures » One portion of, to be compared with another

The scriptures » Should be » Not handled deceitfully

The scriptures » Are profitable both for doctrine and practice

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.

The scriptures » Destruction of, punished

Jeremiah 36:29-31

"And concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah you shall say, 'Thus says the LORD, "You have burned this scroll, saying, 'Why have you written on it that the king of Babylon will certainly come and destroy this land, and will make man and beast to cease from it?'" 'Therefore thus says the LORD concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah, "He shall have no one to sit on the throne of David, and his dead body shall be cast out to the heat of the day and the frost of the night. "I will also punish him and his descendants and his servants for their iniquity, and I will bring on them and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and the men of Judah all the calamity that I have declared to them--but they did not listen."'"

The scriptures » Are called the » Word of Christ

The scriptures » Should be » Talked of continually

The scriptures » Let them dwell richly in you

The scriptures » Record divine prophecies

2 Peter 1:19-21

So we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts. But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation, for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

The scriptures » Are called the » Sword of the spirit

The scriptures » Should be » Known

The scriptures » Are able to make wise unto salvation through faith in Christ jesus

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of God

The scriptures » Designed for » Illuminating

The scriptures » The wicked » Obey not

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be conformed to

Psalm 119:133

Establish my footsteps in Your word, And do not let any iniquity have dominion over me.

The scriptures » Saints » Grieve when men disobey

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, as a light

The scriptures » Saints » Regard, as sweet

Psalm 119:103

How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

The scriptures » Saints » Speak of

Psalm 119:172

Let my tongue sing of Your word, For all Your commandments are righteousness.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

"However, I will tell you what is inscribed in the writing of truth Yet there is no one who stands firmly with me against these forces except Michael your prince.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

Isaiah 34:16

Seek from the book of the LORD, and read: Not one of these will be missing; None will lack its mate For His mouth has commanded, And His Spirit has gathered them.

The scriptures » Described as » Quick and powerful

The scriptures » The wicked » Frequently wrest, to their own destruction

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all his letters, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which the untaught and unstable distort, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

Jeremiah 8:9

"The wise men are put to shame, They are dismayed and caught; Behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, And what kind of wisdom do they have?

The scriptures » Should be » The standard of teaching

1 Peter 4:11

Whoever speaks, is to do so as one who is speaking the utterances of God; whoever serves is to do so as one who is serving by the strength which God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

The scriptures » Saints » Hide, in their hearts

The scriptures » Saints » Keep, in remembrance

Psalm 119:16

I shall delight in Your statutes; I shall not forget Your word.

The scriptures » Saints » Long after

The scriptures » Saints » Trust in

Psalm 119:42

So I will have an answer for him who reproaches me, For I trust in Your word.

The scriptures » No prophecy of, is of any private interpretation

2 Peter 1:20

But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,

The scriptures » Intended for the use of all men

Romans 16:26

but now is manifested, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternal God, has been made known to all the nations, leading to obedience of faith;

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

Nehemiah 8:1

And all the people gathered as one man at the square which was in front of the Water Gate, and they asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses which the LORD had given to Israel.

The scriptures » Designed for » Promoting growth in grace

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the ways

The scriptures » Described as » Precious

Psalm 19:10

They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

The scriptures » The wicked » Make, of none effect through their traditions

Mark 7:9-13

He was also saying to them, "You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition. "For Moses said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND YOUR MOTHER'; and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER, IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH'; but you say, 'If a man says to his father or his mother, whatever I have that would help you is Corban (that is to say, given to God),' read more.
you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or his mother; thus invalidating the word of God by your tradition which you have handed down; and you do many things such as that."

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

1 Peter 2:8

and, "A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK OF OFFENSE"; for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, and to this doom they were also appointed.

The scriptures » Written for our instruction

The scriptures » Are called the » Word of truth

The scriptures » Designed for » Keeping from destructive paths

Psalm 17:4

As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips I have kept from the paths of the violent.

The scriptures » Designed for » Building up in the faith

The scriptures » Designed for » Making wise the simple

The scriptures » Designed for » Converting the soul

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing faith

The scriptures » Described as » Perfect

The scriptures » Should be » Received with meekness

James 1:21

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched daily

The scriptures » Mere hearers of, deceive themselves

James 1:22

But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

The scriptures » Contain the promises of the gospel

Romans 1:2

which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures,

The scriptures » They who search, are truly noble

The scriptures » Christ enables us to understand

The scriptures » Advantage of possessing

Romans 3:2

Great in every respect. First of all, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

The scriptures » Christ taught out of

The scriptures » Should be » Believed

John 2:22

So when He was raised from the dead, His disciples remembered that He said this; and they believed the Scripture and the word which Jesus had spoken.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, above all things

The scriptures » Saints » Delight in



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