Creative Bible Study Methods – Part 3

January 25, 20180 Comments

THE ETERNAL WORD

Psalm 119:89 (NIV)
89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.

1 Peter 1:23 (NIV)
23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

Isaiah 40:8 (NIV)
8 The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever.”

PURPOSES OF THE WORD

-The Word produces faith in the Gospel: Acts 4:4
-It cleanses: John 15:3; Ephesians 5:26
-If you hear and believe, it brings eternal life: John 5:24
-It is the basis for eternal judgment: John 12:48
-It gives assurance of salvation: I John 1:2-6
-The Word bears record of the truth of the Gospel: I John 5:7
-You are sanctified by the Word: I Timothy 4:5
-There is hope in His Word: Psalm 130:5; 119:49, 81
-There is healing in His Word: Psalm 107:20
-It keeps you from the path of the destroyer: Psalm 17:4
-It is spirit and life: John 6:63
-It brings joy and rejoicing: Jeremiah 15:16
-Faith is increased by the Word: Romans 10:17
-It brings comfort: I Thessalonians 4:18: Psalm 119:50, 52
-It brings spiritual nourishment: I Timothy 4:6
-It brings answered prayer: John 15:7
-It is the key to success: Joshua 1:8
-If you hear and keep it you are blessed: Luke 11:28
-It is profitable for spiritual growth: II Timothy 3:16-17
-It is a weapon in the time of temptation: Matthew 4
-It enlightens: Psalm 19:8
-It warns: Psalm 19:11
-Keeping the Word brings great reward: Psalm 19:11
-It brings the blessing of walking in righteousness: Psalm 119:1-3
-It strengthens: Psalm 119:28
-It brings delight: Psalm 119:92

SYMBOLS OF THE WORD

A Mirror: James 1:23-27
A Lamp: Psalm 119:105 A Light: Psalm 119:105,130; Proverbs 6:23
Rain: Isaiah 55:10-11 Water: Ephesians 5:26
Food: Jeremiah 15:16; I Peter 2:1-2; I Corinthians 3:1-2; Hebrews 5:12-14
A Fire: Jeremiah 23:29; 20:9
A Hammer: Jeremiah 23:29
A Sword: Ephesians 6:17
Seed: Matthew 13:1-23; Mark 4:1-20; Luke 8:4-15; I Peter 1:23; James 1:18
Honey: Psalm 19:10
Gold: Psalm 19:9-10

DESCRIPTION OF THE WORD

-The Spirit of Life: John 6:63
-The words of eternal life: John 6:68
-Precious: I Samuel 3:1
-Pure: Proverbs 30:5; Psalm 12:6; 19:7; 119:140
-Truth: John 17:17; Colossians 1:5; Psalm 119:142
-Right: Psalm 33:4; 19:8; 119:75
-The Word of life: I John 1:1; Philippians 2:6
-The Word of salvation: Acts 13:26
-The Word of faith: Romans 10:8
-Perfect: Psalm 19:7
-Counselor: Psalm 119:24
-Faithful: Psalm 119:86
-Settled: Psalm 119:89
-Heritage: Psalm 119:111
-Word of righteousness: Psalm 119:123
-Righteous and very faithful: Psalm 119:138
-Upright: Psalm 119:137
-Delight: Psalm 119:143

Filed in: Creative Bible Study Methods (Harvesttime)Ministry Training

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Child of the King, husband to Alice, father to Sarah and Douglas, grand father to Samuel, Avery, Stevie, Eloise, Reed, Madeline and Margaret, pastor to the Vineyard in Big Pine Key, sometime writer and blogger, jogger, kayaker and founder of the Jesus Moment Bible Institute and Seminary (onlinebibleinstitute.org).

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