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The Word: Benefits of the Bible

The Word: Benefits of the Bible

Reminder: What’s your application from last time?


Topic #2: Your Relationship to the Word of God


Key Passage:  II Timothy 3:16-17

Inductive Passage and Memory Verses:  II Tim 3:16-17


Study Questions:

  1. What does the Word of God do for us?  (Look at supplemental verses below—categorizing them may help).  What are its benefits?
  2. Define (using a concordance, dictionary, and lexicon) teaching, rebuking, correcting & training.
  3. How does the Word become part of our life?  Do you know of, or can you create, an illustration that demonstrates this?
  4. What is a good pattern for a devotional life?  (See 2 Timothy 2:15, 3:16-17).  Is there only one interpretation of each passage in Scripture?
  5. Is the Bible reliable?  How would you explain that to a non-believer?  (List ways you can think of or have learned to prove your points).
  6. List the basic steps you go through in your quiet time.
  7. What relationship do you see between II Timothy 3:16-17 and Ephesians 2:8-10?


Supplemental Verses:

Deuteronomy 17:16-19 (compare with 1 Kings 10:27-11:6)

Psalm 119:9-11

Psalm 119:105

Psalm 1

Proverbs 22:17-21

Matthew 4:4

Joshua 1:8

John 1:14

John 6:63

John 8:31-32

John 15:7

John 17:17

John 20:31

1 Peter 1:23

I Peter 2:2

II Peter 1:3-4

Jeremiah 15:16

Colossians 3:16

Acts 20:32

II Timothy 2:15

James 1:17-18

James 1:21


What is something you may want apply to your life from this lesson?  (You may change it after our discussion.)