Other Parts of Scripture 07 Jun

(Message 8) Did you know that the accounts of Jesus’ life, the Gospels, are written by eyewitnesses or based on eyewitness accounts? Did you know they were completed while hundreds or thousands of eyewitnesses were still alive and could corroborate them? This is just the tip of the iceberg of supporting evidence. Today we’ll talk about a couple of personal reasons to believe as we continue in our series. #GCHoldFast

Inclusion in the “canon” of scripture:

  1. Apostolicity: connected to the Apostles
  2. Orthodoxy: correct in doctrine, it agrees with the life and teachings of Jesus
  3. Catholicity: universally accepted by the early church

 

I trust the Bible…

  • It’s changed my life
  • I trust God

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  1. Read, reflect, and discuss each of these passages individually.
    • 2 Peter 2:15-16 NLT
    • 2 Peter 3:17-18 NLT
    • Deuteronomy 32:45-47 NLT
    • Hebrews 4:12 NLT
  2. As you reflect on these passages as a whole, what stands out the most to you? Why?
  3. As you reflect on the message, what one principle or insight stands out as being particularly
    • helpful?
    • insightful?
    • difficult to grasp?
    • challenging?
  4. What do the passages and the message teach you about God? What do they teach you about yourself?
  5. How could the next week be different if you incorporated these truths into your life?
  6. If time allows, read and discuss this article from gotquestions.org “Why should I trust the Bible?”.

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Troy Knight

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