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Why study the bible?



The Bible was written by 40 men during a period of 1, 500 years.

Most of these writers were not alive at the same time. They could not work together in any direct way. Yet the Bible has one continuing story flowing through it.

The Bible is an incredible book of history and facts that proves that there is a God that created all things.


Most important of all, the Bible is the Word of God. It contains the mind of God and His will for each one of our lives. That is why the Bible was given to us.

Paul the Apostle says in 2 Timothy 3:16-17, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.”

Why should we study the Word of God? The following are a few scriptural reasons we should consider when answering this question:

The Bible answers your need for Love.

“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” (John 3:16)


The Bible answers your need for guidance.

“You have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.”(2 Timothy 3:15)

The Bible answers our world’s need for peace.

“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”(John 14:27)

The Word of God is infallible. There is no error in God’s Word. The law of the Lord is perfect concerning our souls. The testimony of the Lord is not only infallible it is inerrant.

Proverbs 30:5-6, “Every word of God is pure; He is a shield to those who put their trust in Him. Do not add to His words, Lest He rebuke you, and you be found a liar.”

The purity of His words does not need anything added to it. God warns us not to misrepresent His scripture.

Lastly, the Bible answers your need for Life.

“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”(John 10:10)
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