Foundation of Your Faith
Part 1: Can I Trust God’s Word?
“Above all, you must realize that no prophecy in Scripture ever came from the prophet’s own understanding, or from human initiative. No, those prophets were moved by the Holy Spirit, and they spoke from God” 2 Peter 1:20-21 NLT
The Bible was written over a period of 1600 years by 40 different authors in 3 different languages ~ yet it remains without error and without contradiction
#1) WHAT they spoke was from God
“All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.” 2 Timothy 3:16 NLT
#2) HOW they spoke was from God
God’s Spirit influenced the mind of the writer so that he chose out of his own vocabulary and experiences precisely those words, thoughts and expressions that conveyed God’s message with precision.
#3) FAITH in God’s Word comes how?
“faith” in God’s Word comes in 3 st