Beware: The Bible Can Mess You Up! (1 of 10) by Larry Osborne

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Beware: The Bible Can Mess You Up! (1 of 10)
Series: Doing Church God's Way
Dr. Larry Osborne
1 Timothy 1:1-11

1 TIMOTHY:
Who, What and Why?
1 Timothy 1:1-3 and 1 Timothy 3:14-15/ Acts 20:17-38/ Revelation 2:1-7

THE USE and MISUSE OF GOD'S WORD:
1 Timothy 1:3-11

HOW TO RECOGNIZE DANGEROUS BIBLE TEACHING:
1 Timothy 1:3-7/ Deuteronomy 29:29 and 2 Corinthians 1:13/ 2 Timothy 2:23 and Titus 3:9-11

1. Speculation.

2. Controversy.

3. Confident Ignorance.

HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE REAL DEAL:
1 Timothy 1:5-6/ 1 Corinthians 13:1-4/ 1 Corinthians 8:1

1. It produces agape love.

2. It focuses primarily on character, obedience and trusting God.

HOW TO READ and RESPOND TO THE OLD TESTAMENT:
1 Timothy 1:8-11/ Romans 3:20 and Galatians 3:10-13 / Romans 7:5 and 7/ Galatians 3:24-25

1. It is not a stairway to heaven.

2. It exposes our sin.

3. It points us to Jesus.

HOW TO READ and STUDY YOUR BIBLE:
2 Timothy 3:16-17/ James 1:22-25

READ IT TO FIND OUT. . .
What God is like

How to live

Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)

1. This weekend we explored the difference between the proper use and the misuse of the Bible. We saw t ...


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