The Sacred Scriptures
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In the days
of Jesus, what was the name for the Bible?
"Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The
stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the
corner?" Matthew 21:42.
Biblical name is given to this important book?
"And He answered and said unto them, My mother and My brethren are
these which hear the word of God, and do it." Luke 8:21.
How were the
Scriptures given to mankind?
scripture is given by inspiration of God." 2 Timothy 3:16.
By whom were
the prophets of old guided as they thus spake for God?
prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God
spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost." 2 Peter
example of this is mentioned by Peter?
brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy
Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was
guide to them that took Jesus." Acts 1:16.
Who was it,
then, who spoke through these men?
at sundry times and divers manners spake in past unto the fathers by the
prophets." Hebrews 1:1.
purpose were the Holy Scriptures written?
whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning,
that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have
hope." Romans 15:4.
What are the
four ways in which Scripture can help us?
scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for
doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. "
2 Timothy 3:16.
God's plan in thus giving the Bible to us?
"That the man
of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works." 2
How does God
intend that His Word shall help us in this dark world of sin and death?
"Thy word is
a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path." Psalm
What were the
three divisions of Scripture in the days of Christ?
"And He said
unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet
with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the
law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning
Me." Luke 24:44.
evidence did Jesus base the fact of His Messiahship?
beginning at Moses and all the prophets, He expounded unto
them in all the scriptures the things concerning Himself."
What is one
of the names of God in the Bible?
"He is the
Rock, His work is perfect: for all His ways are judgment: a God of
truth and without iniquity, just and right is He." Deuteronomy
therefore, must be the character of His Holy Word?
them through thy truth: thy word is truth." John 17:17.
extent has God magnified His Word?
magnified Thy word above all Thy name." Psalm 138:2.
did Job place upon the words of God?
I gone back from the command of his lips; I have esteemed the words of
his mouth more than my necessary food." Job 23:12.
How firm was
the prophet Isaiah's faith in God's Word?
withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for
ever. " Isaiah 40:8.