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John 10:34

Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

John 12:14

And Jesus, when he had found a young ass, sat upon it, as it is written,

Deuteronomy 18:22

When a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the thing does not follow nor come to pass, it is a word which the LORD has not spoken, but the prophet has spoken it presumptuously; thou shalt 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

Let, I pray thee, thy mercy be for my comfort, according to thy spoken word unto thy slave.

Psalm 119:25

DALETH. My soul cleaves unto the dust; quicken me according to thy word.

Psalm 119:41

VAU. Let thy mercy come unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy spoken word.

Psalm 119:169

TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD; give me understanding according to thy word.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

Nehemiah 8:3

And he read in the book before the plaza that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:6

therefore go thou, and read from the roll, which thou hast written from my mouth, the words of the LORD in the ears of the people in the LORD's house upon the day of fasting: and also in the ears of all Judah that come out of their cities. Thou shalt read them

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets the princes of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, speak.

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

when all Israel is come to appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing. Gather the people together, men and women and children and thy strangers that are within thy gates, that they may hear and that they may learn and fear the LORD your God and observe to do all the words of this law, and that their children, who have not known any thing, may hear and learn to fear the LORD your God all the days that ye live in the land unto which ye are to pass the Jordan to inherit it.

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:167

My soul has kept thy testimonies, and I have loved them exceedingly.

Psalm 119:159

Consider, O LORD, that I love thy precepts; cause me to live according to thy mercy.

The scriptures » Testify of Christ

Acts 18:28

for he mightily convinced the Jews in public, showing 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

HE. Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes, and I shall keep it unto the end.

Psalm 119:12-13

Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes. With my lips I have declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

Psalm 119:81

CAPH. My soul faints with desire for thy salvation as I await thy word.

Psalm 119:74

Those that fear thee will be glad when they see me because I have waited on thy 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 understanding than all my teachers, for thy testimonies have been my meditation.

Psalm 119:148

My eyes anticipate the night watches that I might meditate in thy spoken word.

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

Matthew 7:24

Therefore, whosoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him unto a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of the holy ghost

Acts 1:16

Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit by the mouth of David spoke before concerning Judas, who was guide to those that took Jesus.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to all

2 Chronicles 17:7-9

Also in the third year of his reign he sent his princes, Benhail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethaneel, and Michaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah. And with them he sent the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, Levites, and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests. And they taught in Judah and had the book of the law of the LORD with them and went about throughout all the cities of Judah and taught the people.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

And Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, Levites, caused the people to be silent that they might understand the law; and the people were in their place. So they read in the book in the law of God clearly and paid attention, and understood the reading.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart,

Deuteronomy 11:18

Therefore, ye shall lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul and bind them for a sign upon your hand that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.

The scriptures » Saints » Obey

John 17:6

I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou didst give me out of the world; thine they were, and thou didst give them me; and they have kept thy word.

The scriptures » Christ sanctioned, by appealing to them

John 7:42

Has not the scripture said, That the Christ comes of the seed of David and out of the town of Bethlehem where David was?

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

Deuteronomy 4:2

Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish anything from it, that ye 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

Behold, I have taught you statutes and rights, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should do thus in the midst of the land where ye are about to enter in to possess it.

Deuteronomy 4:14

And the LORD commanded me at that time to teach you the statutes and rights that ye might do them in the land which ye are about to enter to possess.

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

But God has revealed this unto us by his Spirit, for the Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. For who among men knows the things of man, except the spirit of man which is in him? Even so no one has known the things of God, but the Spirit of God. Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we might know the things that God has given us. read more.
Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teaches, but with doctrine of the Holy Spirit, jointly fitting spiritual things by spiritual means. But the natural man does not perceive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him; neither can he understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

Moreover by them is thy slave warned, and in keeping them there is great reward.

The scriptures » Should be » Appealed to

The scriptures » Should be » Read

Deuteronomy 17:19

and it shall be near unto him, and he shall read in it all the days of his life that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them,

Isaiah 34:16

Seek ye out that which is written in the book of the LORD and read; if one of these is lacking, none is missing with his mate, for his mouth has commanded it, and his same Spirit has gathered them.

The scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I ate them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for thy name was called upon me, O LORD God of the hosts.

Psalm 119:162

I rejoice at thy spoken word, as one that finds great spoil.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

Revelation 22:19

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

Psalm 40:7

Then said I, Behold, I come; in the volume 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 the curse; for it is written, Cursed is every one that continues not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

Nehemiah 8:3

And he read in the book before the plaza that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.

The scriptures » Designed for » Supporting life

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he afflicted thee and caused thee to hunger and sustained thee with manna, food of which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know, that he might make thee know that man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD shall man live.

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

So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved. But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if anyone hears the word and does not put it into practice, this same is like unto the man beholding his natural face in a mirror:

The scriptures » Designed for » Sanctifying

The scriptures » Designed for » Quickening

Psalm 119:93

I will never forget thy precepts; for with them thou hast caused me to live.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause, but my heart stands in awe of thy words.

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Rejoicing the heart

Psalm 119:111

I have taken thy testimonies as a heritage for ever; for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

ZAIN. Remember the word unto thy slave, in which thou hast caused me to wait.

The scriptures » Designed for » Comforting

The scriptures » Described as » TRUE

The scriptures » Ignorance of, a source of error

Acts 13:27

For those that dwell at Jerusalem and their princes, because they knew him not nor yet the voices of the prophets who are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.

The scriptures » Are called the » Oracles of God

Romans 3:2

Much in every way: first, certainly, that the oracles of God have been entrusted unto them.

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 there is no light in them.

The scriptures » Are called the » Law of the lord

Isaiah 30:9

That this is a rebellious people, lying sons, sons that did not desire to hear the law of the LORD:

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

James 1:25

But whosoever has looked attentively into the perfect law of liberty and has persevered in it, not being a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, the same shall be blessed in their deed.

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

And he said unto him, If they do not hear Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, even though one rose from the dead.

Luke 16:29

Abraham said unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing obedience

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

and it shall be near unto him, and he shall read in it all the days of his life that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them, that his heart be not lifted up above his brethren and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand or to the left, to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his sons, 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 cause also we thank God without ceasing, that having received from us the word to hear from God, ye received it not as the word of men, (but as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually works in you that believe.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

They answered and said unto him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search and see, for a prophet has never arisen out of Galilee.

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause also we thank God without ceasing, that having received from us the word to hear from God, ye received it not as the word of men, (but as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually works in you that believe.

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

Revelation 22:18-19

For I testify unto everyone that hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If anyone shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book; and if anyone shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life and out of the holy city and from the things 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 given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

The scriptures » Destruction of, punished

Jeremiah 36:29-31

And thou shalt say to Jehoiakim king of Judah, Thus hath the LORD said: Thou hast burned this roll, saying, Why hast thou written therein, saying, The king of Babylon shall certainly come and destroy this land and shall cause to cease from there man and beast? Therefore thus hath the LORD said unto Jehoiakim king of Judah: He shall have no one to sit upon the throne of David; and his body shall be cast out in the day to the heat and in the night to the frost. And I will visit upon him and upon his seed and upon his slaves, their iniquity; and I will bring upon them and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem and upon the men of Judah all the evil that I have pronounced against them; but they did not hearken.

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

We have also the most sure word of the prophets, unto which ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts, understanding this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy did not come in times past by the will of man, but the holy men of God spoke being inspired 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

Psalm 119:103

How sweet have been thy spoken words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

The scriptures » Saints » Speak of

Psalm 119:172

My tongue shall speak thy words; for all thy commandments are righteousness.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

But I will interpret unto thee that which is written in the scripture of truth: and there is no one that holds with me in these things, but Michael your prince.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

Isaiah 34:16

Seek ye out that which is written in the book of the LORD and read; if one of these is lacking, none is missing with his mate, for his mouth has commanded it, and his same 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

in almost all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, among which are some things that are hard to understand, which those that are ignorant and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

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

Psalm 119:42

And I shall answer him that reproaches me, by saying that I trust in thy 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 is made manifest, and by the writings of the prophets, by the commandment of God eternal, declared unto all the Gentiles, that they might hear and obey by faith,

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

Nehemiah 8:1

And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the plaza that was before the water gate, and they spoke unto Ezra, the scribe, to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded 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

More to be desired are they than gold, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

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

Mark 7:9-13

And he also said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition. For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother, and, Whosoever curses father or mother shall most definitely die. But ye say, It is enough if a man shall say to his father or mother, It is all Corban, (that is to say, my gift to God) whatever with which thou mightest be profited by me. read more.
And ye suffer him to do no more for his father or for his mother, invalidating the word of God with your tradition, which ye have given; and many such like things do ye.

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

1 Peter 2:8

and a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, even to those who stumble at the word, not obeying in that for which they were ordained.

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 the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have observed 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

So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.

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

Much in every way: first, certainly, that the oracles of God have been entrusted unto them.

The scriptures » Christ taught out of

The scriptures » Should be » Believed

John 2:22

Therefore when he was risen from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this unto them; and they believed the scripture and the word which Jesus had said.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, above all things

Job 23:12

Neither have I separated myself from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

The scriptures » Saints » Delight in

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Reading The Scriptures

Deuteronomy 31:11

when all Israel is come to appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing.