Study the Bible! Why? Two reasons, protection and encouragement!
This video reveals why those in Christ Jesus should study the Bible.
Two reasons, protection and encouragement!
As you watch the video keep in mind the following portion of God’s word. There is more!
James 1:22 (AMP)
“But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth].”
Consider the following!
2 Timothy 2:15
“Study#4704 and be eager and do your utmost to present yourself to God approved (tested by trial), a workman who has no cause to be ashamed, correctly analyzing and accurately dividing [rightly handling and skillfully teaching] the Word of Truth.” AMP
Greek definition for the word “Study” #4704: Diligent, prompt, labour, intense effort, to work hard, to do one’s best.
“But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek#1567 Him.” NKJV
Greek definition for “diligently seek” NT: #1567: to exert considerable effort and care in learning something - 'to make a careful search, to seek diligently to learn, to make an examination.' (From Greek-English Lexicon Based on Semantic Domain)
Greek definition for “diligently seek” NT: #1567: to seek out, search for: Acts 15:17 to seek out, i.e. investigate, scrutinize: 1 Peter 1:10 (From Thayer's Greek Lexicon)
Colossians 2:8 (AMP)
“See to it that no one carries you off as spoil or makes you yourselves captive by his so-called philosophy and intellectualism and vain deceit (idle fancies and plain nonsense), following human tradition (men's ideas of the material rather than the spiritual world), just crude notions following the rudimentary and elemental teachings of the universe and disregarding [the teachings of] Christ (the Messiah).”
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