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Worshipping Christ in All the Books of History (21 of 37)
Series: Christ in All the Scripture
I. THE BOOKS OF HISTORY ARE FOUNDATIONAL TO THE BIBLE (951025we) Tonight , may I impress upon your heart that the book you hold in your hands is unlike any other in the Universe? And with that truth deeply upon our hearts, in the days ahead, shouldn't we treat it differently, read it diligently, wait before it expectantly and from it learn to live triumphantly? There are three reasons why I believe the Bible is truly like no other book anywhere: Because The Bible is Unique; Because The Bible is Powerful; Because The Bible is Divine. Tonight we are going to examine these three components of the Bible's Character, that make the Bible so precious.
A. THE BIBLE IS UNIQUE There is no other book like the Bible: The Bible contains.. 3,566,480 letters; 810,697 words; 31,175 verses; 1,189 chapters and 66 books. It is, therefore, a "divine library," and demands not only spiritual illumination, but also the practical application of reverent and diligent study methods in order to master its diversified subjects, as well as its unified message. There was no other book written like the Bible.
B. THE BIBLE IS POWERFUL in seven wonderful ways, because it is a :
1. REVEALER -- It discovers and convicts us of sin in our lives John 16:7-10 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. 8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 Of sin, because they believe not on me; 10 Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more; (KJV)
2. REMOVER -- Through it God's Spirit cleanses us from sin John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself wi ...
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