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Searching the Scriptures
Christ say to the people of His day concerning the Scriptures?
"Search the scriptures; for
in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of
me." John 5:39.
Scriptures furnish positive evidence that the gospel was known in the
scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached
before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be
blessed." Galatians 3:8.
Writ contain unmistakable evidence that the Hebrews were taught the gospel
under the former dispensation?
"For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but
the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them
that heard it." Hebrews 4:2.
Why did Moses
give up the riches of Egypt?
"Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the
treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompense of the
reward." Hebrews 11:26.
the spiritual meat and drink of the Israelites while in the wilderness?
"And were all
baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea; And did all eat the same
spiritual meat; And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they
drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was
Christ." 1 Corinthians 10:2-4.
What was the
chief corner-stone of the faith of both apostles and prophets?
built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ
himself being the chief corner stone." Ephesians 2:20.
What part of
the Scriptures did Philip hear a certain eunuch reading?
ran thither to him, and heard him read the prophet Esaias, and
said, Understandest thou what thou readest?" Acts 8:30.
When asked if
he understood what he was reading, what reply did the eunuch make?
"And he said,
How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip
that he would come up and sit with him." Acts 8:31.
Philip then do?
opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto
him Jesus." Acts 8:35.
What are the
Scriptures able to do?
from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to
make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ
Jesus." 2 Timothy 3:15.
What was said
of the Bereans because they searched the Scriptures daily?
were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in
that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the
Scriptures daily, whether those things were so." Acts 17:11.
By what is
man to live?
answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live
by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of
God." Matthew 4:4.
has God magnified His word?
worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy loving
and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy
name." Psalms 138:2.