BASED ON SIMPLICITY:
You can't catch on to this you can't catch on.
Simple Bible principles - Anyone can get a hold of this and get a grasp on what the Bible is all about.
"Joggables" & Phone Numbers
How many have a telephone?
How many know your phone number?
Then you can master this course.
BASED ON REPETITION
We will go over things - over and over and over again. Repetition is the mother of learning. Making announcements 50 times before people remember. When I repeat myself - not senility for a purpose.
BASED ON FUN
It ought to be fun
Baptists believe the Bible - they just don't know what it says.
ILLUS:Randy never like the O.T. Can't understand the N.T. without a grasp on the O.T. - O. T. points to the N.T.
- Not just learn the passage we want but learn the entire Bible.
Bible is the inspired word of God; true through and through
ILLUS: BILLY SUNDAY
Prize fighter/Baseball player - man kept yelling - "I don't believe a word of that"
Proverbs - churning of milk produces blood
We believe the whole Bible not just parts. Not just on a text - Base our beliefs on entire Bible
JOGGABLES: On Yellow Pages are to jog your memory.
5 TELEPHONE NUMBERS
10 MILE JOG - 10 words
Each book will be characterized by one word - An "ing" word
Overview of the Bible - not trying to exhaust everything.
Skeleton: You are to add the meat and muscle
BIBLE is not:
A science book - though it does not contradict
A History book - though it does not contradict.
A book of SACRED HISTORY
Showing the work of God's plan for men
Story of creation of God's people and those people becoming the people of God
A testimony of God at work in the lives of men
Bible is a story of God dealing with His people
One step further - its OUR HISTORY
Sin began with man in the Garden of Eden and it has not stopped
God working in this generation
It is a book TO BE READ - not ...
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