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John 10:34

Jesus answered them, “Isn’t it written in your scripture,I said, you are gods?

John 12:14

Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, just as it is written:

Deuteronomy 18:22

When a prophet speaks in the Lord’s name, and the message does not come true or is not fulfilled, that is a message the Lord has not spoken. The prophet has spoken it presumptuously. Do not be afraid of him.

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Conversion » Through the instrumentality of » The scriptures

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

Psalm 119:76

May Your faithful love comfort me
as You promised Your servant.

Psalm 119:25

?DaletMy life is down in the dust;
give me life through Your word.

Psalm 119:41

?VavLet Your faithful love come to me, Lord,
Your salvation, as You promised.

Psalm 119:169

?TavLet my cry reach You, Lord;
give me understanding according to Your word.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

Nehemiah 8:3

While he was facing the square in front of the Water Gate, he read out of it from daybreak until noon before the men, the women, and those who could understand. All the people listened attentively to the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:6

so you must go and read from the scroll—which you wrote at my dictation—the words of the Lord in the hearing of the people at the temple of the Lord on a day of fasting. You must also read them in the hearing of all the Judeans who are coming from their cities.

Acts 13:15

After the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent word to them, saying, “Brothers, if you have any message of encouragement for the people, you can speak.”

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

when all Israel assembles in the presence of the Lord your God at the place He chooses, you are to read this law aloud before all Israel. Gather the people-men, women, children, and foreigners living within your gates-so that they may listen and learn to fear the Lord your God and be careful to follow all the words of this law. Then their children who do not know [the law] will listen and learn to fear the Lord your God as long as you live in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess."

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:113

?SamekI hate those who are double-minded,
but I love Your instruction.

Psalm 119:159

Consider how I love Your precepts;
Lord, give me life according to Your faithful love.

The scriptures » Testify of Christ

Acts 18:28

For he vigorously refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating through the Scriptures that Jesus is the Messiah.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to children

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be taught

Psalm 119:33

?HeTeach me, Lord, the meaning of Your statutes,
and I will always keep them.

Psalm 119:12-13

Lord, may You be praised; teach me Your statutes. With my lips I proclaim all the judgments from Your mouth.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

Psalm 119:74

Those who fear You will see me and rejoice,
for I put my hope in Your word.

The scriptures » Described as » Pure

The scriptures » Should be » Used against our spiritual enemies

The scriptures » Saints » Meditate in

Psalm 119:99

I have more insight than all my teachers
because Your decrees are my meditation.

Psalm 119:148

I am awake through each watch of the night
to meditate on Your promise.

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

Matthew 7:24

“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of the holy ghost

Acts 1:16

“Brothers, the Scripture had to be fulfilled that the Holy Spirit through the mouth of David spoke in advance about Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to all

2 Chronicles 17:7-9

In the third year of his reign, Jehoshaphat sent his officials-Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah-to teach in the cities of Judah. The Levites with them were Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tob-adonijah; the priests, Elishama and Jehoram, were with these Levites. They taught throughout Judah, [having] the book of the Lord's instruction with them. They went throughout the towns of Judah and taught the people.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, who were Levites, explained the law to the people as they stood in their places. They read the book of the law of God, translating and giving the meaning so that the people could understand what was read.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart.

Deuteronomy 11:18

“Imprint these words of mine on your hearts and minds, bind them as a sign on your hands, and let them be a symbol on your foreheads.

The scriptures » Saints » Obey

The scriptures » Christ sanctioned, by appealing to them

John 7:42

Doesn’t the Scripture say that the Messiah comes from David’s offspring and from the town of Bethlehem, where David once lived?”

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

Deuteronomy 4:2

You must not add anything to what I command you or take anything away from it, so that you may keep the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

You must be careful to do everything I command you; do not add anything to it or take anything away from it.

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

Deuteronomy 4:5

Look, I have taught you statutes and ordinances as the Lord my God has commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to possess.

Deuteronomy 4:14

At that time the Lord commanded me to teach you statutes and ordinances for you to follow in the land you are about to cross into and possess.

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

Now God has revealed them to us by the Spirit, for the Spirit searches everything, even the deep things of God. For who among men knows the concerns of a man except the spirit of the man that is in him? In the same way, no one knows the concerns of God except the Spirit of God. Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, in order to know what has been freely given to us by God. read more.
We also speak these things, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual things to spiritual people. But the natural man does not welcome what comes from God's Spirit, because it is foolishness to him; he is not able to know it since it is evaluated spiritually.

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

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

The scriptures » Should be » Appealed to

The scriptures » Should be » Read

Deuteronomy 17:19

It is to remain with him, and he is to read from it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to observe all the words of this instruction, and to do these statutes.

Isaiah 34:16

Search and read the scroll of the Lord:
Not one of them will be missing,
none will be lacking its mate,
because He has ordered it by my mouth,
and He will gather them by His Spirit.

The scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Psalm 119:162

I rejoice over Your promise
like one who finds vast treasure.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

Revelation 22:19

And if anyone takes away from the words of this prophetic book, God will take away his share of the tree of life and the holy city, written in this book.

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, “See, I have come;
it is written about me in the volume of the scroll.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the law

Galatians 3:10

For all who rely on the works of the law are under a curse, because it is written:Everyone who does not continue doing everything written in the book of the law is cursed.

Nehemiah 8:3

While he was facing the square in front of the Water Gate, he read out of it from daybreak until noon before the men, the women, and those who could understand. All the people listened attentively to the book of the law.

The scriptures » Designed for » Supporting life

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from 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

The scriptures » Are called the » Word

James 1:21-23

Therefore, ridding yourselves of all moral filth and evil excess, humbly receive the implanted word, which is able to save you. But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. Because if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man looking at his own face in a mirror;

The scriptures » Designed for » Sanctifying

The scriptures » Designed for » Quickening

Psalm 119:93

I will never forget Your precepts,
for You have given me life through them.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

?Sin/ ?ShinPrinces have persecuted me without cause,
but my heart fears only Your word.

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Rejoicing the heart

Psalm 119:111

I have Your decrees as a heritage forever;
indeed, they are the joy of my heart.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

?ZayinRemember Your word to Your servant;
You have given me hope through it.

The scriptures » Designed for » Comforting

The scriptures » Described as » TRUE

The scriptures » Ignorance of, a source of error

Acts 13:27

For the residents of Jerusalem and their rulers, since they did not recognize Him or the voices of the prophets that are read every Sabbath, have fulfilled their words by condemning Him.

The scriptures » Are called the » Oracles of God

Romans 3:2

Considerable in every way. First, they were entrusted with the spoken words of God.

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, there will be no dawn for them.

The scriptures » Are called the » Law of the lord

Isaiah 30:9

They are a rebellious people,
deceptive children,
children who do not want to obey the Lord’s instruction.

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

James 1:25

But the one who looks intently into the perfect law of freedom and perseveres in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but one who does good works—this person will be blessed in what he does.

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

“But he told him, ‘If they don’t listen to Moses and the prophets, they will not be persuaded if someone rises from the dead.’”

Luke 16:29

“But Abraham said, ‘They have Moses and the prophets; they should listen to them.’

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing obedience

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

It is to remain with him, and he is to read from it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to observe all the words of this instruction, and to do these statutes. Then his heart will not be exalted above his countrymen, he will not turn from this command to the right or the left, and he and his sons will continue ruling many years over Israel.

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13

This is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

“You aren’t from Galilee too, are you?” they replied. “Investigate and you will see that no prophet arises from Galilee.”

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

1 Thessalonians 2:13

This is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

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

Revelation 22:18-19

I testify to everyone who hears the prophetic words of this book: If anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book. And if anyone takes away from the words of this prophetic book, God will take away his share of the tree of life and the holy city, 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 is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

The scriptures » Destruction of, punished

Jeremiah 36:29-31

You are to proclaim concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah: This is what the Lord says: You have burned the scroll, saying: Why have you written on it: The king of Babylon will certainly come and destroy this land and cause it to be without man or beast? Therefore, this is what the Lord says concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah: He will have no one to sit on David's throne, and his corpse will be thrown out [to be exposed] to the heat of day and the frost of night. I will punish him, his descendants, and his officers for their wrongdoing. I will bring on them, on the residents of Jerusalem, and on the men of Judah all the disaster, which I warned them about 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 strongly confirmed. You will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp shining in a dismal place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts. First of all, you should know this: no prophecy of Scripture comes from one's own interpretation, because no prophecy ever came by the will of man; instead, moved by the Holy Spirit, men 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

The scriptures » Saints » Grieve when men disobey

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, as a light

The scriptures » Saints » Regard, as sweet

The scriptures » Saints » Speak of

Psalm 119:172

My tongue sings about Your promise,
for all Your commands are righteous.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

No one has the courage to support me against them except Michael, your prince. However, I will tell you what is recorded in the book of truth.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

Isaiah 34:16

Search and read the scroll of the Lord:
Not one of them will be missing,
none will be lacking its mate,
because He has ordered it by my mouth,
and He will gather them by His Spirit.

The scriptures » Described as » Quick and powerful

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

2 Peter 3:16

He speaks about these things in all his letters in which there are some matters that are hard to understand. The untaught and unstable twist them to their own destruction, as they also do with the rest of the Scriptures.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise will be put to shame;
they will be dismayed and snared.
They have rejected the word of the Lord,
so what wisdom do they really have?

The scriptures » Should be » The standard of teaching

The scriptures » Saints » Hide, in their hearts

The scriptures » Saints » Keep, in remembrance

The scriptures » Saints » Long after

The scriptures » Saints » Trust in

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

The scriptures » Intended for the use of all men

Romans 16:26

but now revealed and made known through the prophetic Scriptures, according to the command of the eternal God to advance the obedience of faith among all nations—

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

Nehemiah 8:1

1 all the people gathered together at the square in front of the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses that the Lord had given 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—
than an abundance of pure gold;
and sweeter than honey,
which comes from the honeycomb.

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

Mark 7:9-13

He also said to them, "You completely invalidate God's command in order to maintain your tradition! For Moses said: Honor your father and your mother; and, Whoever speaks evil of father or mother must be put to death. But you say, 'If a man tells his father or mother: Whatever benefit you might have received from me is Corban ' " (that is, a gift [committed to the temple]), read more.
"you no longer let him do anything for his father or mother. You revoke God's word by your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many other similar things."

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

1 Peter 2:8

A stone to stumble over,
and a rock to trip over.They stumble because they disobey the message; they were destined for this.

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

Concerning what people do:
by the word of Your lips
I have avoided the ways 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

The scriptures » Should be » Searched daily

The scriptures » Mere hearers of, deceive themselves

The scriptures » Contain the promises of the gospel

The scriptures » They who search, are truly noble

The scriptures » Christ enables us to understand

The scriptures » Advantage of possessing

Romans 3:2

Considerable in every way. First, they were entrusted with the spoken words 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 had said this. And they believed the Scripture and the statement Jesus had made.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, above all things

The scriptures » Saints » Delight in

Topics on The scriptures

Christ And The Scriptures

43;5;39

You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me.

Christ's Knowledge Of The Scriptures

42;24;27

Then beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He interpreted for them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.

Exposition Of The Scriptures

44;20;27

for I did not shrink back from declaring to you the whole plan of God.

Reading The Scriptures

5;31;11

when all Israel assembles in the presence of the Lord your God at the place He chooses, you are to read this law aloud before all Israel.

Use Of The Scriptures

45;15;4

For whatever was written in the past was written for our instruction, so that we may have hope through endurance and through the encouragement from the Scriptures.

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