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2 Peter 1:20

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of one's own interpretation.

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Reading The Scriptures

Deuteronomy 31:11

When all Israel has come to appear before the LORD your God in the place which he shall choose, you shall read this law before all Israel in their hearing.

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1 Corinthians 15:4

And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

John 10:34

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

John 12:14

And Jesus, when he had found a young donkey, sat thereon; as it is written,

Exodus 23:1

You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom: out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

Deuteronomy 18:22

When a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the thing follows not, nor comes to pass, that is, the thing which the LORD has not spoken, but the prophet has spoken it presumptuously: you shall not be afraid of him.

Luke 4:8

And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get you behind me, Satan: for it is written, You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.

Mark 10:8

And they two shall be one flesh: so then they are no more 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

Let, I pray you, your merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to your word unto your servant.

Psalm 119:25

[Daleth] My soul clings unto the dust: revive me according to your word.

Psalm 119:41

[Waw] Let your mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even your salvation, according to your word.

Psalm 119:169

[Tau] Let my cry come near before you, O LORD: give me understanding according to your word.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

Nehemiah 8:3

And he read in it facing the square 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 you, and read in the scroll, which you have written from my mouth, the words of the LORD in the ears of the people in the LORD's house upon the fasting day: and also you shall read them in the ears of all Judah that come out of their cities.

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, You men and brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

When all Israel has come to appear before the LORD your God in the place which he shall choose, you shall read this law before all Israel in their hearing. Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and your stranger that is within your 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 anything, may hear, and learn to fear the LORD your God, as long as you live in the land which you go over Jordan to possess.

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:167

My soul has kept 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 mightily convinced the Jews, and that publicly, 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 your statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.

Psalm 119:12-13

Blessed are you, O LORD: teach me your statutes. With my lips have I declared all the judgments of your mouth.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

Psalm 119:81

[Kaph] My soul faints for your salvation: but I hope in your word.

Psalm 119:74

They that fear you will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in your word.

The scriptures » Described as » Pure

The scriptures » Should be » Used against our spiritual enemies

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said unto him, It is written again, You shall not test the Lord your God.

The scriptures » Saints » Meditate in

Psalm 119:99

I have more understanding than all my teachers: for your testimonies are my meditation.

Psalm 119:148

My eyes awake before the night watches, that I might meditate in your word.

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

Matthew 7:24

Therefore whosoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a 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 them 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 to his leaders, even to Ben-hail, and to Obadiah, and to Zechariah, and to Nethanel, and to Micaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah. And with them he sent Levites, even Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and 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

Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place. So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

And these words, which I command you this day, shall be in your heart:

Deuteronomy 11:18

Therefore shall you 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 your name unto the men that you gave me out of the world: yours they were, 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 Christ comes as the descendant of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, where David was?

Mark 12:10

And have you not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner:

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

Deuteronomy 4:2

You shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall you 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

Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do so in the land where you go to possess it.

Deuteronomy 4:14

And the LORD commanded me at that time to teach you statutes and judgments, that you might do them in the land where you go over to possess it.

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

But God has revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searches all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man knows the things of a man, except the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knows no man, but the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. read more.
Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teaches, but which the Holy Spirit teaches; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. But the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

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

1 Corinthians 10:11

Now all these things happened unto them for examples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come.

The scriptures » Should be » Appealed to

The scriptures » Should be » Read

Deuteronomy 17:19

And it shall be with him, and he shall read therein 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 you from out of the book of the LORD, and read: not one of these shall fail, none shall lack her mate: for my mouth has commanded it, and his spirit has gathered them.

The scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found, and I did eat them; and your word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Psalm 119:162

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

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

Revelation 22:19

And if any man 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, Lo, 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 it facing the square 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 humbled you, and allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna, which you knew not, neither did your fathers know; that he might make you know that man does not live by bread only, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD does 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

Therefore put away all filthiness and extreme wickedness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a 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 your precepts: for with them you have revived me.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

[Shin] Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart stands in awe of your word.

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Rejoicing the heart

Psalm 119:111

Your testimonies have I taken as a heritage forever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

[Zayin] Remember the word unto your servant, upon which you have caused me to hope.

The scriptures » Designed for » Comforting

The scriptures » Described as » TRUE

The scriptures » Ignorance of, a source of error

Acts 13:27

For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, 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 every way: chiefly, because unto them were committed the oracles of God.

1 Peter 4:11

If any man speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man ministers, let him do it as of the ability which God gives: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise 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 speak not 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 children, children that will not hear the law of the LORD:

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, 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 with him, and he shall read therein 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 children, 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 thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works also in you that believe.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

They answered and said unto him, Are you also of Galilee? Search, and look: for out of Galilee arises no prophet.

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works also in you that believe.

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

Revelation 22:18-19

For I testify unto every man that hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man 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 you shall say to Jehoiakim king of Judah, Thus says the LORD; You have burned this scroll, saying, Why have you written in it, saying, The king of Babylon shall certainly come and destroy this land, and shall cause to cease from there man and beast? Therefore thus says the LORD of Jehoiakim king of Judah; He shall have none to sit upon the throne of David: and his dead body shall be cast out in the day to the heat, and in the night to the frost. And I will punish him and his descendants and his servants for 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 hearkened not.

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 a more sure word of prophecy; to which you do well that you take heed, as unto a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of one's own interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spoke as they were moved 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

Psalm 119:133

Order my steps in your word: and let not 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 unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

The scriptures » Saints » Speak of

Psalm 119:172

My tongue shall speak of your word: for all your commandments are righteousness.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

But I will show you that which is noted in the scripture of truth: and there is none that upholds me in these things, but Michael your prince.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

Isaiah 34:16

Seek you from out of the book of the LORD, and read: not one of these shall fail, none shall lack her mate: for my mouth has commanded it, 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 epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?

The scriptures » Should be » The standard of teaching

1 Peter 4:11

If any man speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man ministers, let him do it as of the ability which God gives: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

The scriptures » Saints » Hide, in their hearts

The scriptures » Saints » Keep, in remembrance

Psalm 119:16

I will delight myself in your statutes: I will not forget your word.

The scriptures » Saints » Long after

The scriptures » Saints » Trust in

Psalm 119:42

So shall I have an answer for him that reproaches me: for I trust in your word.

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

2 Peter 1:20

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of one's own interpretation.

The scriptures » Intended for the use of all men

Romans 16:26

But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

Nehemiah 8:1

And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street 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, yea, 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 said unto them, Full well you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your own tradition. For Moses said, Honor your father and your mother; and, Whoever curses father or mother, let him die the death: But you say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, that is to say, a gift devoted to God, whatsoever you might have received from me; he shall be free. read more.
And you allow him no more to do anything for his father or his mother; Making the word of God of no effect through your tradition, which you have delivered: and many such things do you.

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

1 Peter 2:8

And, A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense, even to them who stumble at the word, being disobedient: to which also they were 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

Concerning the works of men, by the word of your lips I have kept myself from the paths of the destroyer.

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 put away all filthiness and extreme wickedness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to 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

Much every way: chiefly, because unto them were committed the oracles of God.

The scriptures » Christ taught out of

The scriptures » Should be » Believed

John 2:22

When therefore 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

The scriptures » Saints » Delight in