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John 10:34

Jesus answered, "Is it not written in your law, '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

whenever a prophet speaks in my name and the prediction is not fulfilled, then I have not spoken it; the prophet has presumed to speak it, 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 loyal love console me, as you promised your servant.

Psalm 119:41

(Vav) May I experience your loyal love, O Lord, and your deliverance, as you promised.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

Nehemiah 8:3

So he read it before the plaza in front of the Water Gate from dawn till noon before the men and women and those children who could understand. All the people were eager to hear the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:6

So you go there the next time all the people of Judah come in from their towns to fast in the Lord's temple. Read out loud where all of them can hear you what I told you the Lord said, which you wrote in the scroll.

Acts 13:15

After the reading from the law and the prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent them a message, saying, "Brothers, if you have any message of exhortation for the people, speak it."

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

when all Israel comes to appear before the Lord your God in the place he chooses, you must read this law before them within their hearing. Gather the people -- men, women, and children, as well as the resident foreigners in your villages -- so they may hear and thus learn about and fear the Lord your God and carefully obey all the words of this law. Then their children, who have not known this law, will also hear about and learn to fear the Lord your God for as long as you live in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess."

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:113

(Samek) I hate people with divided loyalties, but I love your law.

Psalm 119:159

See how I love your precepts! O Lord, revive me with your loyal love!

The scriptures » Testify of Christ

Acts 18:28

for he refuted the Jews vigorously in public debate, demonstrating from the scriptures that the Christ was Jesus.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to children

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be taught

Psalm 119:33

(He) Teach me, O Lord, the lifestyle prescribed by your statutes, so that I might observe it continually.

Psalm 119:12-13

You deserve praise, O Lord! Teach me your statutes! With my lips I proclaim all the regulations you have revealed.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

The scriptures » Described as » Pure

The scriptures » Should be » Used against our spiritual enemies

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, "Once again it is written: 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'"

The scriptures » Saints » Meditate in

Psalm 119:148

My eyes anticipate the nighttime hours, so that I can meditate on your word.

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

Matthew 7:24

"Everyone who hears these words of mine and does them is like a wise man who built his house on rock.

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of the holy ghost

Acts 1:16

"Brothers, the scripture had to be fulfilled that the Holy Spirit foretold through David concerning Judas -- who became the guide for those who arrested Jesus --

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to all

2 Chronicles 17:7-9

In the third year of his reign he sent his officials Ben-Hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah to teach in the cities of Judah. They were accompanied by the Levites Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tob-Adonijah, and by the priests Elishama and Jehoram. They taught throughout Judah, taking with them the scroll of the law of the Lord. They traveled to all the cities of Judah and taught the people.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah -- all of whom were Levites -- were teaching the people the law, as the people remained standing. They read from the book of God's law, explaining it and imparting insight. Thus the people gained understanding from what was read.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

These words I am commanding you today must be kept in mind,

Deuteronomy 11:18

Fix these words of mine into your mind and being, and tie them as a reminder on your hands and let them be symbols on your forehead.

The scriptures » Saints » Obey

John 17:6

"I have revealed your name to the men you gave me out of the world. They belonged to you, and you gave them to me, and they have obeyed your word.

The scriptures » Christ sanctioned, by appealing to them

John 7:42

Don't the scriptures say that the Christ is a descendant of David and comes from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?"

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

Deuteronomy 4:2

Do not add a thing to what I command you nor subtract from it, so that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God that I am delivering to you.

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

Deuteronomy 4:5

Look! I have taught you statutes and ordinances just as the Lord my God told me to do, so that you might carry them out in the land you are about to enter and possess.

Deuteronomy 4:14

Moreover, at that same time the Lord commanded me to teach you statutes and ordinances for you to keep in the land which you are about to enter and possess.

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

God has revealed these to us by the Spirit. For the Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. For who among men knows the things of a man except the man's spirit within him? So too, no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God. Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things that are freely given to us by God. read more.
And we speak about these things, not with words taught us by human wisdom, but with those taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual things to spiritual people. The unbeliever does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him. And he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

Yes, your servant finds moral guidance there; those who obey them receive a rich reward.

The scriptures » Should be » Appealed to

The scriptures » Should be » Read

Deuteronomy 17:19

It must be with him constantly and he must read it as long as he lives, so that he may learn to revere the Lord his God and observe all the words of this law and these statutes and carry them out.

Isaiah 34:16

Carefully read the scroll of the Lord! Not one of these creatures will be missing, none will lack a mate. For the Lord has issued the decree, and his own spirit gathers them.

The scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Psalm 119:162

I rejoice in your instructions, like one who finds much plunder.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

Revelation 22:19

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

Psalm 40:7

Then I say, "Look! I come! What is written in the scroll pertains to me.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the law

Galatians 3:10

For all who rely on doing the works of the law are under a curse, because it is written, "Cursed is everyone who does not keep on doing everything written in the book of the law."

Nehemiah 8:3

So he read it before the plaza in front of the Water Gate from dawn till noon before the men and women and those children who could understand. All the people were eager to hear the book of the law.

The scriptures » Designed for » Supporting life

Deuteronomy 8:3

So he humbled you by making you hungry and then feeding you with unfamiliar manna. He did this to teach you that humankind cannot live by bread alone, but also by everything that comes from the Lord's mouth.

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

The scriptures » Are an unerring guide

The scriptures » Are called the » Holy scriptures

Romans 1:2

This gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy scriptures,

The scriptures » Are called the » Word

James 1:21-23

So put away all filth and evil excess and humbly welcome the message implanted within you, which is able to save your souls. But be sure you live out the message and do not merely listen to it and so deceive yourselves. For if someone merely listens to the message and does not live it out, he is like someone who gazes 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 by them you have revived me.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

/ (Sin/Shin) Rulers pursue me for no reason, yet I am more afraid of disobeying your instructions.

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Rejoicing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

(Zayin) Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope.

The scriptures » Designed for » Comforting

Psalm 119:82

My eyes grow tired as I wait for your promise to be fulfilled. I say, "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 rulers did not recognize him, and they fulfilled the sayings of the prophets that are read every Sabbath by condemning him.

The scriptures » Are called the » Oracles of God

Romans 3:2

Actually, there are many advantages. First of all, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles 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

Then you must recall the Lord's instructions and the prophetic testimony of what would happen. Certainly they say such things because their minds are spiritually darkened.

The scriptures » Are called the » Law of the lord

Isaiah 30:9

For these are rebellious people -- they are lying children, children unwilling to obey the Lord's law.

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

James 1:25

But the one who peers into the perfect law of liberty and fixes his attention there, and does not become a forgetful listener but one who lives it out -- he will be blessed in what he does.

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

He replied to him, 'If they do not respond to Moses and the prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.'"

Luke 16:29

But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must respond to them.'

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing obedience

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

It must be with him constantly and he must read it as long as he lives, so that he may learn to revere the Lord his God and observe all the words of this law and these statutes and carry them out. Then he will not exalt himself above his fellow citizens or turn from the commandments to the right or left, and he and his descendants will enjoy many years ruling over his kingdom in Israel.

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And so we too constantly thank God that when you received God's message that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human message, but as it truly is, God's message, which is at work among you who believe.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

They replied, "You aren't from Galilee too, are you? Investigate carefully and you will see that no prophet comes from Galilee!"

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And so we too constantly thank God that when you received God's message that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human message, but as it truly is, God's message, which is at work among you who believe.

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

Revelation 22:18-19

I testify to the one who hears the words of the prophecy contained in this book: If anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book. And if anyone takes away from the words of this book of prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in 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

Every scripture is inspired by God and useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the person dedicated to God may be capable and equipped for every good work.

The scriptures » Destruction of, punished

Jeremiah 36:29-31

Tell King Jehoiakim of Judah, 'The Lord says, "You burned the scroll. You asked Jeremiah, 'How dare you write in this scroll that the king of Babylon will certainly come and destroy this land and wipe out all the people and animals on it?'" So the Lord says concerning King Jehoiakim of Judah, "None of his line will occupy the throne of David. His dead body will be thrown out to be exposed to scorching heat by day and frost by night. I will punish him and his descendants and the officials who serve him for the wicked things they have done. I will bring on them, the citizens of Jerusalem, and the people of Judah all the disaster that I threatened to do to them. I will punish them because I threatened them but they still paid no heed."'"

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

Moreover, we possess the prophetic word as an altogether reliable thing. You do well if you pay attention to this as you would to a light shining in a murky place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts. Above all, you do well if you recognize this: No prophecy of scripture ever comes about by the prophet's own imagination, for no prophecy was ever borne of human impulse; rather, men carried along by the Holy Spirit 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

Psalm 119:158

I take note of the treacherous and despise them, because they do not keep your instructions.

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be conformed to

The scriptures » Saints » Grieve when men disobey

Psalm 119:158

I take note of the treacherous and despise them, because they do not keep your instructions.

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 instructions, for all your commands are just.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

However, I will first tell you what is written in a dependable book. (There is no one who strengthens me against these princes, except Michael your prince.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

Isaiah 34:16

Carefully read the scroll of the Lord! Not one of these creatures will be missing, none will lack a mate. For the Lord has issued the decree, and his own spirit gathers them.

The scriptures » Described as » Quick and powerful

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

2 Peter 3:16

speaking of these things in all his letters. Some things in these letters are hard to understand, things the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they also do to the rest of the scriptures.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

Jeremiah 8:9

Your wise men will be put to shame. They will be dumbfounded and be brought to judgment. Since they have rejected the word of the Lord, 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

Psalm 119:82

My eyes grow tired as I wait for your promise to be fulfilled. I say, "When will you comfort me?"

The scriptures » Saints » Trust in

Psalm 119:42

Then I will have a reply for the one who insults me, for I 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 is disclosed, and through the prophetic scriptures has been made known to all the nations, according to the command of the eternal God, to bring about the obedience of faith --

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

Nehemiah 8:1

all the people gathered together in the plaza which was in front of the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses which the LORD had commanded 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 of greater value than gold, than even a great amount of pure gold; they bring greater delight than honey, than even the sweetest honey from a honeycomb.

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

Mark 7:9-13

He also said to them, "You neatly reject the commandment of God in order to set up your tradition. For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.' But you say that if anyone tells his father or mother, 'Whatever help you would have received from me is corban' (that is, a gift for God), read more.
then you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or mother. Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many things like this."

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

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 actions of people -- just as you have commanded, I have not followed in the footsteps of violent men.

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

Romans 1:2

This gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy scriptures,

The scriptures » They who search, are truly noble

The scriptures » Christ enables us to understand

The scriptures » Advantage of possessing

Romans 3:2

Actually, there are many advantages. First of all, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God.

The scriptures » Christ taught out of

The scriptures » Should be » Believed

John 2:22

So after he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they believed the scripture and the saying that Jesus had spoken.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, above all things

The scriptures » Saints » Delight in

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Deuteronomy 31:11

when all Israel comes to appear before the Lord your God in the place he chooses, you must read this law before them within their hearing.

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