What will studying the Bible do for you? 1 Thess.2:13 says that the Bible " performs its work in you who believe." Beside each scripture, write down the work the Word performs.
Table 1.2. What does Bible study do for Christians?
|Eph. 5:26||cleanses -- "...having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word."|
|Acts 20:32||builds up -- " ...the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified. "|
|Rom. 15:4||encourages -- "that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope."|
|Rom. 10:17||gives faith -- "So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ."|
|1 Cor. 10:11||instructs -- "Now these things happened to them for an example, and they were written for our instruction"|
|Mt. 4:4||nourishment -- "But He answered and said, 'It is written, Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.'"|