The Bible

The Word of God is the foundation upon which the church operates and is the basis for which the church is governed, and here is a listing of what the Bible is…

 

Breathed out by God – 2 Timothy 3:16

Given by inspiration of the Holy Spirit – Acts 1:16; Hebrews 3:7; 2 Peter 1:21

Christ sanctioned – Matthew 4:4; Mark 12:10; John 7:42

Taught by Christ – Luke 24:27

The Book – Psalm 40:7  Revelation 22:19

The Book of the Law – Nehemiah 8:3; Galatians 3:10

The Book of the Lord – Isaiah 34:16

The Holy Scriptures – Romans 1:2

Instruction of the Lord – Isaiah 30:9

Law of the Lord – Psalm 1:2

Oracles of God – Romans 3:2; 1 Peter 4:11

Sacred writings – 2 Timothy 3:15

Sword of the Spirit – Ephesians 6:17

Word – James 1:21–23

Word of Christ – Colosians 3:16

Word of God – Luke 11:28; Hebrews 4:12

Word of truth – James 1:18

Book of truth – Daniel 10:21

Contain the promises of the gospel – Romans 1:2

Reveal the statutes and judgments of God – Deuteronomy 4:5, 14; Exodus 24:3–4

Record divine prophecies – 2 Peter 1:19–21

Witness of Christ – John 5:39; Acts 10:43; 18:28; 1 Corinthians 15:3

Full and sufficient – Luke 16:29, 31

Unerring guide – Proverbs 6:23; 2 Peter 1:19

Able to make wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus – 2 Timothy 3:15

Profitable both for doctrine and practice – 2 Timothy 3:16–17

Described as Living and active – Hebrews 4:12

More desirable than gold – Psalm 19:10

Perfect – Psalm 19:7

Pure – Psalm. 12:6

Truth – Psalm 119:160; John 17:17

Written for our instruction – Romans 15:4

Been made known to all nations -Romans 16:26

Not to be taken from or added to – Deuteronomy 4:2; 12:32

For our regenerating – James 1:18; 1 Peter 1:23

Gives life – Psalm 119:50, 93

Gives light – Psalm 119:130

Revives the soul – Psalm 19:7

Makes wise the simple – Psalm 19:7

Sanctifying – John 17:17; Ephesians 5:26

Produces faith – John 20:31

Produces hope – Psalm 119:49; Romans 15:4

Produces obedience – Deuteronomy 17:19–20

Cleans the heart – John 15:3; Ephesians 5:26

Cleans our ways – Psalm 119:9

Keeps us from violent paths – Psalm 17:4

Supports life – Deuteronomy 8:3; Matthew 4:4

Promotes growth in grace – 1 Peter 2:2

Builds up in the faith – Acts 20:32

Gives warnings – Deuteronomy 32:46; Psalm 19:11

Gives comfort – Psalm 119:82; Romans 15:4

Rejoices the heart – Psalm 19:8; 119:111

Work effectively in believers – 1 Thessalonians 2:13

Gives the Spirit – John 6:63;  2 Corinthians 3:6

Enables us to understand – Luke 24:45; John 16:13; 1 Corinthians 2:10–14

Not subject to someone’s own interpretation – 2 Peter 1:20

The standard to be tried by – Isaiah 8:20; Acts 17:11

The standard of teaching – 1 Peter 4:11

To be believed – John 2:22

To be appealed to – 1 Corinthians 1:31; 1 Peter 1:16

To be read – Deuteronomy 17:19; Isaiah 34:16

To be read publicly to all – Deuteronomy 31:11–13; Nehemiah 8:3; Jeremiah 36:6; Acts 13:15

To be known by all – 2 Timothy 3:15

To be received, not as the word of men, but as the word of God – 1 Thessalonians 2:13

To be received with meekness – James 1:21

To be Searched – John 5:39; 7:52

To be examined daily – Acts 17:11

To be laid up in the heart – Deuteronomy 6:6; 11:18

To be taught to children – Deuteronomy 6:7; 11:19; 2 Timothy 3:15

To be taught to all – 2 Chronicles 17:7–9; Nehemiah 8:7–8

To be talked of continually – Deuteronomy 6:7

Is not to be handled deceitfully – 2 Corinthians 4:2

Is not only to be heard, but obeyed – Matthew 7:24; Luke 11:28; James 1:22

Used to answer spiritual enemies – Matthew 4:4, 7, 10; Ephesians 6:11, 17

To be desired to be hear – Nehemiah 8:1; James 1:22

Regard, as sweet – Psalm 119:103

Treasured, above all things – Job 23:12

To be longed for – Psalm 119:82

To be awed – Psalm 119:161

Not to be forgotten – Psalm 119:16

Stored up in our hearts – Psalm 119:11

Brings us hope – Psalm 119:74, 81, 147

Meditate on – Psalm 1:2; 119:99, 148

Rejoice in – Psalm 119:162; Jer. 15:16

Trust in – Psalm 119:42

Keep – Psalm 119:67; Luke 8:21; John 17:6

Sing of – Psalm 119:172

Esteem, as a light – Psalm 119:105

Pray to be taught – Psalm 119:12–13, 33, 66

Pray to be conformed to – Psalm 119:133

Plead the promises of, in prayer – Psalm 119:25, 28, 41, 76, 169

Those who examine, are truly noble – Acts 17:11

Blessedness of hearing and obeying – Luke 11:28; James 1:25

Let them dwell in you richly – Colossians 3:16

Wicked corrupt – 2 Corinthians 2:17

Wicked make void, by their traditions – Mark 7:9–13

Wicked reject – Jeremiah 8:9

Wicked stumble at – 1 Peter 2:8

Wicked do not keep – Psalm 119:158

Frequently twist, to their own destruction – 2 Peter 3:16

Consequences for those who tamper with or destroy – Jeremiah 36:29–31; Revelation 22:18–19