and how from childhood you have known the Scriptures which can give you the wisdom that through faith in Christ Jesus leads to salvation.
of being reminded of your genuine faith, a faith that was seen first in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice; I am sure it is in you also.
Jesus answered them, "You are wrong, because you do not understand the Scriptures nor the power of God.
For he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He will drink no wine or strong drink, but he will be filled with the holy Spirit from his very birth,
And the child grew up and became strong and thoughtful, with God's blessing resting on him.
And he began with Moses and all the prophets and explained to them the passages all through the Scriptures that referred to himself.
And they said to each other, "Did not our hearts glow when he was talking to us on the road, and was explaining the Scriptures to us?"
Then he opened their minds to the understanding of the Scriptures,
You pore over the Scriptures, for you think that you will find eternal life in them, and these very Scriptures testify to me,
It is of him that all the prophets bear witness that everyone that believes in him will have his sins forgiven in his name."
When they had carried out everything that had been said about him in the Scriptures, they took him down from the cross and laid him in a tomb.
You must understand therefore, my brothers, that through him the forgiveness of your sins is announced to you,
Paul went to it as he was accustomed to do, and for three Sabbaths he discussed the Scriptures with them,
and at the command of the eternal God made known through the writings of the prophets to all the heathen, to lead them to obedience and faith??27 to the one wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ. Amen.
For I passed on to you, as of first importance, the account I had received, that Christ died for our sins, as the Scriptures foretold,
About this salvation the prophets who prophesied of the blessing that was destined for you made the most careful investigation,
You must understand this in the first place, that no prophecy in Scripture can be understood through one's own powers,
speaking of it as he does in all his letters. There are some things in them hard to understand, which ignorant, unsteadfast people twist to their own ruin, just as they do the rest of the Scriptures.
And that testimony is that God has given us eternal life, and that this life is found in his Son.
I fell at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, "You must not do that. I am only a fellow-slave of yours and of your brothers who have accepted the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is what inspires prophecy."