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John 10:34

Jesus answered them, 'Is it not having been written in your law: I said, ye are gods?

John 12:14

and Jesus having found a young ass did sit upon it, according as it is written,

Deuteronomy 18:22

that which the prophet speaketh in the name of Jehovah, and the thing is not, and cometh not -- it is the word which Jehovah hath not spoken; in presumption hath the prophet spoken it; -- thou art not 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 kindness be to comfort me, According to Thy saying to Thy servant.

Psalm 119:25

Daleth. Cleaved to the dust hath my soul, Quicken me according to Thy word.

Psalm 119:41

Waw. And meet me doth Thy kindness, O Jehovah, Thy salvation according to Thy saying.

Psalm 119:169

Taw. My loud cry cometh near before Thee, O Jehovah; According to Thy word cause me to understand.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

Nehemiah 8:3

and he readeth in it before the broad place that is before the water-gate, from the light till the middle of the day, over-against the men, and the women, and those intelligent, and the ears of all the people are unto the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:6

but thou hast entered -- and thou hast read in the roll that thou hast written from my mouth, the words of Jehovah, in the ears of the people, in the house of Jehovah, in the day of the fast, and also in the ears of all Judah who are coming in from their cities thou dost read them;

Acts 13:15

and after the reading of the law and of the prophets, the chief men of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, 'Men, brethren, if there be a word in you of exhortation unto the people -- say on.'

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

in the coming in of all Israel to see the face of Jehovah in the place which He chooseth, thou dost proclaim this law before all Israel, in their ears. Assemble the people, the men, and the women, and the infants, and thy sojourner who is within thy gates, so that they hear, and so that they learn, and have feared Jehovah your God, and observed to do all the words of this law; and their sons, who have not known, do hear, and have learned to fear Jehovah your God all the days which ye are living on the ground whither ye are passing over the Jordan to possess it.'

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:167

Kept hath my soul Thy testimonies, And I do love them exceedingly.

Psalm 119:159

See, for thy precepts I have loved, Jehovah, According to Thy kindness quicken me.

The scriptures » Testify of Christ

Acts 18:28

for powerfully the Jews he was refuting publicly, shewing through the Writings Jesus to be the Christ.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to children

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be taught

Psalm 119:33

He. Show me, O Jehovah, the way of Thy statutes, And I keep it -- to the end.

Psalm 119:12-13

Blessed art Thou, O Jehovah, teach me Thy statutes. With my lips I have recounted All the judgments of Thy mouth.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

Psalm 119:81

Kaph. Consumed for Thy salvation hath been my soul, For Thy word I have hoped.

Psalm 119:74

Those fearing Thee see me and rejoice, Because for Thy word I have hoped.

The scriptures » Described as » Pure

The scriptures » Should be » Used against our spiritual enemies

The scriptures » Saints » Meditate in

Psalm 119:99

Above all my teachers I have acted wisely. For Thy testimonies are my meditation.

Psalm 119:148

Mine eyes have gone before the watches, To meditate in Thy saying.

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

Matthew 7:24

'Therefore, every one who doth hear of me these words, and doth do them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock;

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of the holy ghost

Acts 1:16

'Men, brethren, it behoved this Writing that it be fulfilled that beforehand the Holy Spirit spake through the mouth of David, concerning Judas, who became guide to those who took Jesus,

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to all

2 Chronicles 17:7-9

And in the third year of his reign he hath sent for his heads, for Ben-Hail, and for Obadiah, and for Zechariah, and for Nethaneel, and for Michaiah, to teach in cities of Judah, and with them the Levites, Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijath, and Tob-Adonijah, the Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests. And they teach in Judah, and with them is the Book of the Law of Jehovah, and they go round about into all cities of Judah, and teach among the people.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

And Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, giving the people understanding in the law, and the people, are on their station, and they read in the book, in the law of God, explaining -- so as to give the meaning, and they give understanding to the convocation.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

and these words which I am commanding thee to-day have been on thine heart,

Deuteronomy 11:18

'And ye have placed these my words on your heart, and on your soul, and have bound them for a sign on your hand, and they have been for frontlets between your eyes;

The scriptures » Saints » Obey

John 17:6

I did manifest Thy name to the men whom Thou hast given to me out of the world; Thine they were, and to me Thou hast given them, and Thy word they have kept;

The scriptures » Christ sanctioned, by appealing to them

John 7:42

Did not the Writing say, that out of the seed of David, and from Bethlehem -- the village where David was -- the Christ doth come?'

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

Deuteronomy 4:2

Ye do not add to the word which I am commanding you, nor diminish from it, to keep the commands of Jehovah your God which I am commanding you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

The whole thing which I am commanding you -- it ye observe to do; thou dost not add unto it, nor diminish from it.

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

Deuteronomy 4:5

See, I have taught you statutes and judgments, as Jehovah my God hath commanded me -- to do so, in the midst of the land whither ye are going in to possess it;

Deuteronomy 4:14

'And me hath Jehovah commanded at that time to teach you statutes and judgments, for your doing them in the land whither ye are passing over to possess it;

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

but to us did God reveal them through His Spirit, for the Spirit all things doth search, even the depths of God, for who of men hath known the things of the man, except the spirit of the man that is in him? so also the things of God no one hath known, except the Spirit of God. And we the spirit of the world did not receive, but the Spirit that is of God, that we may know the things conferred by God on us, read more.
which things also we speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Holy Spirit, with spiritual things spiritual things comparing, and the natural man doth not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for to him they are foolishness, and he is not able to know them, because spiritually they are discerned;

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

Also -- Thy servant is warned by them, 'In keeping them is a great reward.'

The scriptures » Should be » Appealed to

The scriptures » Should be » Read

Deuteronomy 17:19

and it hath been with him, and he hath read in it all days of his life, so that he doth learn to fear Jehovah his God, to keep all the words of this law, and these statutes, to do them;

Isaiah 34:16

Seek out of the book of Jehovah, and read, One of these hath not been lacking, None hath missed its companion, For My mouth -- it hath commanded, And His spirit -- He hath gathered them.

The scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words have been found, and I eat them, And Thy word is to me for a joy, And for the rejoicing of my heart, For Thy name is called on me, O Jehovah, God of Hosts.

Psalm 119:162

I do rejoice concerning Thy saying, As one finding abundant spoil.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

Revelation 22:19

and if any one may take away from the words of the scroll of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the scroll of the life, and out of the holy city, and the things that have been written in this scroll;'

Psalm 40:7

Then said I, 'Lo, I have come,' In the roll 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 works of law are under a curse, for it hath been written, 'Cursed is every one who is not remaining in all things that have been written in the Book of the Law -- to do them,'

Nehemiah 8:3

and he readeth in it before the broad place that is before the water-gate, from the light till the middle of the day, over-against the men, and the women, and those intelligent, and the ears of all the people are unto the book of the law.

The scriptures » Designed for » Supporting life

Deuteronomy 8:3

'And He doth humble thee, and cause thee to hunger and doth cause thee to eat the manna (which thou hast not known, even thy fathers have not known), in order to cause thee to know that not by bread alone doth man live, but by every produce of the mouth of Jehovah man doth 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

wherefore having put aside all filthiness and superabundance of evil, in meekness be receiving the engrafted word, that is able to save your souls; and become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves, because, if any one is a hearer of the word and not a doer, this one hath been like to a man viewing his natural face in a mirror,

The scriptures » Designed for » Sanctifying

The scriptures » Designed for » Quickening

Psalm 119:93

To the age I forget not Thy precepts, For by them Thou hast quickened me.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

Shin. Princes have pursued me without cause, And because of Thy words was my heart afraid.

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Rejoicing the heart

Psalm 119:111

I have inherited Thy testimonies to the age, For the joy of my heart are they.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

Zain. Remember the word to Thy servant, On which Thou hast 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 those dwelling in Jerusalem, and their chiefs, this one not having known, also the voices of the prophets, which every sabbath are being read -- having judged him -- did fulfil,

The scriptures » Are called the » Oracles of God

Romans 3:2

much in every way; for first, indeed, that they were intrusted 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

To the law and to the testimony! If not, let them say after this manner, 'That there is no dawn to it.'

The scriptures » Are called the » Law of the lord

Isaiah 30:9

That a rebellious people is this, sons -- liars, Sons not willing to hear the law of Jehovah.

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

James 1:25

and he who did look into the perfect law -- that of liberty, and did continue there, this one -- not a forgetful hearer becoming, but a doer of work -- this one shall be happy in his doing.

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

And he said to him, If Moses and the prophets they do not hear, neither if one may rise out of the dead will they be persuaded.'

Luke 16:29

'Abraham saith to him, They have Moses and the prophets, let them hear them;

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing obedience

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

and it hath been with him, and he hath read in it all days of his life, so that he doth learn to fear Jehovah his God, to keep all the words of this law, and these statutes, to do them; so that his heart is not high above his brethren, and so as not to turn aside from the command, right or left, so that he prolongeth days over 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

Because of this also, we -- we do give thanks to God continually, that, having received the word of hearing from us of God, ye accepted, not the word of man, but as it is truly, the word of God, who also doth work in you who believe;

The scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

They answered and said to him, 'Art thou also out of Galilee? search and see, that a prophet out of Galilee hath not risen;'

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Because of this also, we -- we do give thanks to God continually, that, having received the word of hearing from us of God, ye accepted, not the word of man, but as it is truly, the word of God, who also doth work in you who believe;

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

Revelation 22:18-19

'For I testify to every one hearing the words of the prophecy of this scroll, if any one may add unto these, God shall add to him the plagues that have been written in this scroll, and if any one may take away from the words of the scroll of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the scroll of the life, and out of the holy city, and the things that have been written in this scroll;'

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 Writing is God-breathed, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for setting aright, for instruction that is in righteousness, that the man of God may be fitted -- for every good work having been completed.

The scriptures » Destruction of, punished

Jeremiah 36:29-31

and unto Jehoiakim king of Judah thou dost say: Thus said Jehovah, Thou hast burnt this roll, saying, Wherefore hast thou written on it, saying, The king of Babylon surely cometh in, and hath destroyed this land, and caused to cease from it man and beast? 'Therefore, thus said Jehovah, concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah: He hath none sitting on the throne of David, and his carcase is cast out to heat by day, and to cold by night; and I have charged on him, and on his seed, and on his servants, their iniquity; and I have brought in on them, and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto the men of Judah, all the evil that I have spoken unto them, and 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

And we have more firm the prophetic word, to which we do well giving heed, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, till day may dawn, and a morning star may arise -- in your hearts; this first knowing, that no prophecy of the Writing doth come of private exposition, for not by will of man did ever prophecy come, but by the Holy Spirit borne on holy men of God spake.

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 have seen treacherous ones, And grieve myself, Because Thy saying they have not kept.

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be conformed to

The scriptures » Saints » Grieve when men disobey

Psalm 119:158

I have seen treacherous ones, And grieve myself, Because Thy saying they have not kept.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, as a light

The scriptures » Saints » Regard, as sweet

The scriptures » Saints » Speak of

Psalm 119:172

My tongue doth sing of Thy saying, For all Thy commands are righteous.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

but I declare to thee that which is noted down in the Writing of Truth, and there is not one strengthening himself with me, concerning these, except Michael your head.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

Isaiah 34:16

Seek out of the book of Jehovah, and read, One of these hath not been lacking, None hath missed its companion, For My mouth -- it hath commanded, And His spirit -- He hath 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 the epistles, speaking in them concerning these things, among which things are certain hard to be understood, which the untaught and unstable do wrest, as also the other Writings, unto their own destruction.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

Jeremiah 8:9

Ashamed have been the wise, They have been affrighted, and are captured, Lo, against a word of Jehovah they kicked, And the wisdom of what -- have they?

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 answer him who is reproaching me a word, For I have trusted 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

and now having been made manifest, also, through prophetic writings, according to a command of the age-during God, having been made known to all the nations for obedience of faith --

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

Nehemiah 8:1

And all the people are gathered as one man unto the broad place that is before the water-gate, and they say to Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, that Jehovah 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 more desirable than gold, Yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, Even liquid honey of the comb.

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

Mark 7:9-13

And he said to them, 'Well do ye put away the command of God that your tradition ye may keep; for Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death; and ye say, If a man may say to father or to mother, Korban (that is, a gift), is whatever thou mayest be profited out of mine, read more.
and no more do ye suffer him to do anything for his father or for his mother, setting aside the word of God for your tradition that ye delivered; and many such like things ye do.'

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

1 Peter 2:8

and a stone of stumbling and a rock of offence -- who are stumbling at the word, being unbelieving, -- to which also they were set;

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 to doings of man, Through a word of Thy lips I have observed The paths of a 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

wherefore having put aside all filthiness and superabundance of evil, in meekness be receiving the engrafted word, that 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 in every way; for first, indeed, that they were intrusted with the oracles of God;

The scriptures » Christ taught out of

The scriptures » Should be » Believed

John 2:22

when, then, he was raised out of the dead, his disciples remembered that he said this to them, and they believed the Writing, and the word that Jesus said.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, above all things

The scriptures » Saints » Delight in

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Deuteronomy 31:11

in the coming in of all Israel to see the face of Jehovah in the place which He chooseth, thou dost proclaim this law before all Israel, in their ears.