"DOES THE BIBLE AFFECT THE WAY YOU LIVE?"
2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21
August 15, 1993
Have you ever noticed how easy we accept certain things
In regard to science, we accept that light travels at a rate
of approximately 186,000 miles per second.
In regard to history, we accept that there was a Civil War
in the United States.
In regard to world affairs, we accept most, if not all, of
what you hear on a daily news program or read in a
In regard to the economy, we accept that there really is
a national deficit of $4 trillion.
How can you easily accept these things as truth, but
question the truthfulness of the Bible? Most of us
intellectually believe the Bible, yet it has little effect
upon the way we live. It is amazing that the things that
have no authority we rarely question and the one thing
that is- authorifty, what God- says in His Word, receives
multiple questions in the lives of many of us here today.
If you are a Christian today, are you a Bible Christian or
a cultural Christian? A Bible Christian is someone who
lives like the Bible is his authority and standard for life.
A cultural Christian is someone who lives as his culture
wants him to, periodically having a thought about what
God may say.
"Does The Bible Affect The Way You Live?" This
is what I want to talk to you about today. I want to
begin by talking about ...
I. WHAT YOU SHOULD BELIEVE ABOUT THE BIBLE.
We are drowning in a sea of knowledge in regards to
the Bible. The Bible is composed of 66 books, written
by at least forty authors, over a period of 1600 plus
The Bible has 1,189 chapters, 31,373 verses, and
in the KJV has 775,693 words.
The longest chapter is Psalm 119. The shortest
chapter is Psalm 117.
The longest book in the Old Testament is Psalms
and the longest book in the New Testament is Luke.
The Old Testament was written originally in Hebrew
and some Aramaic. The New Testamen ...
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