The Scriptures

 

I. The Scriptures are inspired by God and are thus infallible and inerrant - Jeremiah 36:2;     Ezekiel 1:3; John 14:26; Acts 1:16; II Timothy 3:16; II Peter 1:21.

II. The Scriptures were written by holy men of old - Exodus 24:4; Hebrews 1:1-2; II Peter 1:21.

III. All Scriptures must be interpreted in light of the writer's context and are not to be added to or taken away from.- Deuteronomy 4:2; Proverbs 30:6; Acts 17:11; II Peter 1:20; Revelations 22:19

IV. Scripture was given for the good of men - Deuteronomy 17;18-20;                                     Psalm 19:7-8, 119:11, 105, 140; Romans 15:4; II Timothy 3:15-17; I Peter 1:19; 2:2.

V. The Scripture is certain in its fulfillment.- I Kings 8:56; Matthew 5:18; Luke 24:44; Acts 2:16.

VI. The Scriptures are sure, unchanging and can be trusted - Psalm 119:89; Isaiah 40:8, 55:11; Ezekiel 12:25; Luke 21:33; I Peter 1:25.

VII. The Scriptures are a witness.-John 5:39; 20:31.

VIII. The Scriptures are not an end in themselves, but are a means to an end - John 5:39; II Timothy 3:15; II Peter 1:19.

IX. The Scriptures alone are not sufficient to bring men to salvation.- Romans 10:14-17; I Corinthians 1:21; 2:13-14; II Peter 1:19.