The way we see and understand the origin and nature of scripture impacts the rose that the Bible plays in our lives as individuals and corporately as believers. According to the apostle, Peter and many of the writers of scripture, the interpretation of the divinely revealed word of God is not a matter of our own opinions.
The Holy Spirit moved the writers to relay these books of information from God, and therefore without the Holy Spirit, it is impossible to grasp or retain the true meaning conveyed in the Scriptures. The only way to please God and be granted the communion with the Holy Spirit is through faith.
Unfortunately in this postmodern age, society has turned the Bible into a document that instead of being God's view of humanity, has become humanity's view of God. Let's follow Jesus and the apostles; understanding, in contrast to the misconceptions of uninspired humans whose assumptions lead only to skepticism and doubt about the Word of God.
This quarter we are focusing on the Interpretation of the Ancient, Holy Scriptures.
This third podcast, and the attached Bible study guide that goes along with it, are focused on Jesus and the Apostles' View of the Bible. Click on either of the images, or the link below to get your free PDF for your own use, or to share in your Bible study group.
The podcast can be found here: https://www.3am-ministry.org/podcast
The document link is: https://q1-2020.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/2020+Q2+L3+Podcast+Companion+Bible+Study.pdf
Below is a review, or a sneak peek into the topics we will be covering throughout this quarter, depending on when you are joining us:
L1: The Uniqueness of the Bible
L2: The Origin and Nature of the Bible
L3: Jesus and the Apostles' View of the Bible
L4: The Bible - The Authoritative Source of Our Theology
L5: By Scripture Alone - Sola Scripture
L6: Why Interpretation is Needed
L7: Language, Text, and Context
L8: Genesis Is Our Foundation - Part 1
L9: Genesis Is Our Foundation - Part 2
L10: The Bible as History
L11: The Bible and Prophecy
L12: Dealing with Difficult Passages
L13: Living by the Word of God
We hope you enjoy our podcasts and the accompanying Bible studies. If so, please like or follow us on social media and whatever pages you find our podcast on.
And as always, for more information, please join us online at www.3am-ministry.org
Have a blessed and prosperous day!
Tamara Ruckdeschel, Host