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The Bible and the Church, Part 1 The Place of God’s Word

The Bible and the Church, Part 1 The Place of God’s Word



As we come to the final section of our WeCHURCH series we will be spending two weeks looking specifically at the place the Bible is to have in the life of the church.

In the past the question of the Bible’s place would have been moot. It was understood that God’s Word was to have a primary place in the life and ministry of the church. But times are changing, and the cultural pressure to be “relevant” has caused many to move away from teaching and preaching the Bible. And those who do continue to use the Bible often employ it as a springboard to their own, more practical moral advice.

At Grace our conviction is that the Bible is God’s Word, and it is what God the Spirit uses to do God’s work in and through the lives of God’s people. That doesn’t mean we don’t have to work hard to bring the truth of God’s word to bear on lives in a meaningful and impactful way. What it does mean is that we must work hard at reading, understanding, and obeying biblical principles in a way that the ori