The Life Changing Book (9 of 40) by John Barnett
This content is part of a series.The Life Changing Book (9 of 40)
Series: Book You Can Trust
Open your Bibles to the Psalm extolling the majesty of God's word, Psalm 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. (KJV)
Many years ago a missionary statesman stood holding a well worn Bible and said:
Though the cover is worn and pages torn... and places bore traces of tears--
More precious than gold is this book worn... and old, that can shatter and scatter my fears--
When I prayerfully look in this precious old book many pleasures and treasures I see--
Many promises of love from my Father above, who is nearest and dearest to me.
This book is my guide, tis a friend by my side-- it will brighten and lighten my way.
And each promise I find, soothes and gladdens my mind as I teach it and preach it each day.
To this book I will cling, of its worth I will sing though great losses and crosses be mine.
For I cannot despair, though surrounded with care, while possessing this blessing divine.
What is the blessing divine? It is the final reason why I preach that the Bible is literally true is because of its life transforming power. This 7th reason is a crescendo. Looking at them together we can see them as a unit. The Proof of Scripture and then as a second series The Power of the Scriptures.
What Are the Seven Proofs That Verify the Scriptures?
JESUS BELIEVED THE SCRIPTURES: He often said "Search the Scriptures" "have you not read."
The One Who created all things Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (KJV)
The One who stilled raging seas Mark 4:39 And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. (KJV)
The One who quelled the terror of disease Mark 5:34 And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole o ...
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