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John 10:34

Jesus replied to them, "Is it not written in your Law, "I said, "You are gods"'?

John 12:14

Then Jesus found a young donkey and sat upon it, as it is written:

Deuteronomy 18:22

Whenever a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD and the oracle does not come about or the word is not fulfilled, then the LORD has not spoken it. The prophet will have spoken presumptuously, so you need not fear 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 gracious love comfort me in accordance with your promise to your servant.

Psalm 119:41

May your gracious love come to me, LORD, your salvation, just as you said.

Psalm 119:169

May my cry arise before you, LORD; give me understanding according to your word.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

Nehemiah 8:3

Ezra read from it, facing the plaza in front of the Water Gate, from early in the morning until mid-day in the presence of the men and women, as well as all who could understand. All the people were attentive to the Book of the Law.

Jeremiah 36:6

You go and read the words of the LORD that you wrote at my dictation from the scroll. Read them to the people at the LORD's Temple on the fast day. Also read them to all the people of Judah who are coming from their towns.

Acts 13:15

After the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the synagogue leaders asked them, "Brothers, if you have any message of encouragement for the people, you may speak."

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

when all of Israel comes to appear in the presence of the LORD your God at the place that he'll choose, read this Law aloud to them. Gather the people the men, women, children, and the foreigners that live in your cities so they may hear and fear the LORD your God, and so they may be careful to obey the words contained in this Law. Their children who don't know will hear and learn to fear the LORD your God as long as you live in the land that you are crossing the Jordan River to possess."

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:159

Look how I love your precepts, LORD; revive me according to your gracious love.

The scriptures » Testify of Christ

Acts 18:28

He successfully refuted the Jews in public and proved by the Scriptures that Jesus is the Messiah.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to children

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be taught

Psalm 119:33

Teach me, LORD, about the way of your statutes, and I will observe them without fail.

Psalm 119:12-13

Blessed are you, LORD! Teach me your statutes. I have spoken with my lips about all your decrees that you have announced.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

Psalm 119:81

I long for your deliverance; I have looked to your word, placing my hope in it.

Psalm 119:74

May those who fear you see me and be glad, for I have hoped 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 am more insightful than my teachers, because your decrees are my meditations.

Psalm 119:148

I look forward to the night watches, when I may meditate on what you have said.

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

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of the holy ghost

Acts 1:16

"Brothers, the Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke long ago through the voice of David about Judas, who was the guide for those who arrested Jesus,

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to all

2 Chronicles 17:7-9

During the third year of his reign, Jehoshaphat sent his officials Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah to teach throughout the cities of Judah. They were accompanied by the descendants of Levi, including Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tobadonijah. These descendants of Levi were accompanied by the priests Elishama and Jehoram. They taught throughout Judah from a copy of the Book of the Law of the LORD that they took with them as they passed through all the cities of Judah, teaching among all the people.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

Seven months later, the Israelis had settled in their own cities. Furthermore, Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the descendants of Levi taught the Law to the people while the people remained standing. All the people gathered as a united body into the plaza in front of the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded for Israel. read more.
They read from the Book of the Law of God, distinctly communicating its meaning, so they could understand the reading.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

Let these words that I'm commanding you today be always on your heart.

Deuteronomy 11:18

Take these commands to heart and keep them in mind, tying them as reminders on your arm and as bands on your forehead.

The scriptures » Saints » Obey

John 17:6

I have made your name known to these men whom you gave me from 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

But some were saying, "The Messiah doesn't come from Galilee, does he? Doesn't the Scripture say that the Messiah is from David's family and from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?"

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

Deuteronomy 12:32

Now as to everything I'm commanding you, you must be careful to observe it. Don't add to or subtract from it."

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

Deuteronomy 4:5

See! I taught you the statutes and the ordinances, just as the LORD God commanded. Therefore, observe them when you enter the land you are about to possess.

Deuteronomy 4:14

The LORD commanded me at that time to teach you to observe the statutes and ordinances in the land after you cross over to take possession of it.

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

But God has revealed those things to us by his Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the deep things of God. Is there anyone who can understand his own thoughts except his own inner spirit? In the same way, no one can know the thoughts of God except God's Spirit. Now, we have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who comes from God, so that we can understand the things that were freely given to us by God. read more.
We don't speak about these things with words taught us by human wisdom, but with words taught by the Spirit, as we explain spiritual things to spiritual people. A person who isn't spiritual doesn't accept the things of God's Spirit, for they are nonsense to him. He can't understand them because they are spiritually evaluated.

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

Moreover your servant is warned by them; and there is great reward in keeping them.

1 Corinthians 10:11

These things happened to them to serve as an example, and they were written down as a warning for us in whom the culmination of the ages has been attained.

The scriptures » Should be » Appealed to

The scriptures » Should be » Read

Deuteronomy 17:19

It is to remain with him the rest of his life so he may learn to fear the LORD his God and observe all the words of this Law and these statutes, in order to fulfill them.

Isaiah 34:16

"Study and read from the book of the LORD: And not one will be missing, each will not long for its mate. For it is the mouth of the LORD that has issued the order, and it is his Spirit that has gathered them.

The scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Psalm 119:162

I find joy at what you have said like one who has discovered a great treasure.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

Revelation 22:19

If anyone takes away any words from the book of this prophecy, God will take away his portion of the tree of life and the holy city that are described in this book.

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, "Here I am! I have come! In the scroll of the book it is written about me.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the law

Galatians 3:10

Certainly all who depend on the actions of the Law are under a curse. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who does not obey everything that is written in the Book of the Law!"

Nehemiah 8:3

Ezra read from it, facing the plaza in front of the Water Gate, from early in the morning until mid-day in the presence of the men and women, as well as all who could understand. All the people were attentive to the Book of the Law.

The scriptures » Designed for » Supporting life

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you, causing you to be hungry, yet he fed you with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, in order to teach you that human beings are not to live by food alone instead human beings are to live by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.

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

The scriptures » Are an unerring guide

2 Peter 1:19

Therefore we regard the message of the prophets as confirmed beyond doubt, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp that is shining in a gloomy place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.

The scriptures » Are called the » Holy scriptures

The scriptures » Are called the » Word

James 1:21-23

Therefore, rid yourselves of everything impure and every expression of wickedness, and with a gentle spirit welcome the word planted in you that can save your souls. Keep on being obedient to the word, and not merely being hearers who deceive themselves. For if anyone hears the word but is not obedient to it, he is like a man who looks at himself 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 revived me with them.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

Though nobles persecute me for no reason, 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 decrees forever, because they are the joy of my heart.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

Remember what you said to your servant, by which you caused me to hope.

The scriptures » Designed for » Comforting

Psalm 119:82

My eyes grow weary with respect to what you have promised I keep asking, "When will you comfort me?"

The scriptures » Described as » TRUE

The scriptures » Ignorance of, a source of error

Acts 13:27

For the people who live in Jerusalem and their leaders, not knowing who Jesus was, condemned him and so fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath.

The scriptures » Are called the » Oracles of God

Romans 3:2

There are all kinds of advantages! First of all, the Jews have been entrusted with the utterances 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

for instruction and for testimony? Surely they are speaking like this because the truth hasn't dawned on them.

The scriptures » Are called the » Law of the lord

Isaiah 30:9

For they are a rebellious people, deceitful children, children unwilling to hear the LORD's instruction.

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

James 1:25

But the one who looks at the perfect law of freedom and remains committed to it thereby demonstrating that he is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of what that law requires will be blessed in what he does.

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

"Then Abraham told him, "If your brothers do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded, even if someone were to rise from the dead.'"

Luke 16:29

"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 the rest of his life so he may learn to fear the LORD his God and observe all the words of this Law and these statutes, in order to fulfill them. He is not to exalt himself over his relatives, nor turn aside from the commandment neither to the right nor to the left so that he and his sons may reign long in Israel."

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Here is another reason why we constantly give thanks to God: When you received God's word, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as the word of humans but for what it really is the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

They answered him, "You aren't from Galilee, too, are you? Search and see that no prophet comes from Galilee."

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Here is another reason why we constantly give thanks to God: When you received God's word, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as the word of humans but for what it really is the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.

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

Revelation 22:18-19

I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy in this book: If anyone adds anything to them, God will strike him with the plagues that are written in this book. If anyone takes away any words from the book of this prophecy, God will take away his portion of the tree of life and the holy city that are described 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 God-breathed and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good action.

The scriptures » Destruction of, punished

Jeremiah 36:29-31

Concerning Jehoiakim, king of Judah, you are to say, "This is what the LORD says: "You burned this scroll, all the while saying, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon will definitely come, destroy this land, and eliminate both people and animals from it?'" Therefore, this is what the LORD says concerning Jehoiakim, king of Judah, "He will have no one to sit on the throne of David, and his corpse will be thrown out to rot during the heat of the day and the frost of the night. I'll punish him, his descendants, and his officials for their iniquity. I'll bring on them, on the residents of Jerusalem, and on the men of Judah all the calamity about which I've warned them, but they would 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

Therefore we regard the message of the prophets as confirmed beyond doubt, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp that is shining in a gloomy place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts. First of all, you must understand this: No prophecy in Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation, because no prophecy ever originated through a human decision. Instead, men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

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

May my tongue sing about your promise, for all of your commands are right.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

I'll inform you about what has been recorded in the Book of Truth. No one stands firmly with me against these opponents, except Michael your prince.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

Isaiah 34:16

"Study and read from the book of the LORD: And not one will be missing, each will not long for its mate. For it is the mouth of the LORD that has issued the order, and it is his Spirit that has gathered them.

The scriptures » Described as » Quick and powerful

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

2 Peter 3:16

He speaks about this subject in all his letters. Some things in them are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, leading to their own destruction, as they do the rest of the Scriptures.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise men will be put to shame. They'll be dismayed and taken captive. Look, they have rejected the message from the LORD! So what kind of wisdom do they 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

Psalm 119:82

My eyes grow weary with respect to what you have promised I keep asking, "When will you comfort me?"

The scriptures » Saints » Trust in

Psalm 119:42

Then I can answer the one who insults me, for I place my trust in your word.

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

The scriptures » Intended for the use of all men

Romans 16:26

but now has been made known through the prophets to all the gentiles, in keeping with the decree of the eternal God to bring them to the obedience that springs from faith

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

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, even much fine gold. They are sweeter than honey, even the drippings from a honeycomb.

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

Mark 7:9-13

Then he told them, "You have such a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to keep your own tradition! Because Moses said, "Honor your father and your mother,' and, "Whoever curses his father or mother must certainly be put to death.' But you say, "If anyone tells his father or mother, "Whatever support you might have received from me is Corban,"' (that is, an offering to God) read more.
"you no longer let him do anything for his father or mother.' You are destroying the word of God through your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many other things like that."

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

1 Peter 2:8

a stone they stumble over and a rock they trip on." They keep on stumbling because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.

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 ways of mankind, I have, according to the words of your lips, 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

James 1:21

Therefore, rid yourselves of everything impure and every expression of wickedness, and with a gentle spirit welcome the word planted in you that can save your souls.

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

There are all kinds of advantages! First of all, the Jews have been entrusted with the utterances of God.

The scriptures » Christ taught out of

The scriptures » Should be » Believed

John 2:22

After he had been raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this. So they believed the Scripture and the statement that 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 examine the Scriptures carefully because you suppose that in them you have eternal life. Yet they testify about me.

Christ's Knowledge Of The Scriptures

42;24;27

Then, beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them all the passages of Scripture about himself.

Exposition Of The Scriptures

44;20;27

because I never shrank from telling you the whole plan of God.

Reading The Scriptures

5;31;11

when all of Israel comes to appear in the presence of the LORD your God at the place that he'll choose, read this Law aloud to them.

Use Of The Scriptures

45;15;4

For everything that was written long ago was written to instruct us, so that we might have hope through the endurance and encouragement that the Scriptures give us.

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