Overview: How We Receive the Word of God

Definitions:

Revelation -
The way God gave information directly to the prophets and apostles

Prophet
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A man used by God to write the Old Testament Scriptures based on revelation given to them by God

Apostle
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A man used by God to write the New Testament scriptures based on revelation given to them by God

Inspiration
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The process where God uses imperfect men (prophets and apostles) writing in their own words to produce the perfect Word of God.

Manuscript
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A book or document written before the invention of printing.

Preservation
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The process God used to preserve manuscript copies of His Word for use by His people throughout all ages

Illumination
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The work God does in the heart of a Christian to cause them to rightly understand and apply Godís Word

 

PowerPoint Presentations:

01 - Revelation and Inspiration.pptx

02 - Preservation.pptx

03 - Bible Translations.pptx

04 - How to Study the Bible.pptx

05 - Applying the Word of God.pptx