to Worship, Psalm 29
week, Scripture as “word of God”
Timothy 3:16 the mystery of our religion
is great: He was revealed in flesh, vindicated in spirit, seen by angels,
proclaimed among Gentiles, believed in throughout the world, taken up in glory.
for nature of Scripture as “word of God”
– how the book came to us from God, through people
word of Christ”
what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ.
Christ dwell in you richly
languages, grammatical errors
limitations of the time
or 2 blind men healed)
the text from its human fingerprints
the original autographs”
faith and practice”
energy defending the book instead of celebrating
contend with him” (Judges 6)
me (Oxyrhynchus, koine)
inspiration of the text) for us to interpret, study, learn
possible because it is both God’s book and a human book
understand God’s book
interpretive key, begin with the gospels
the Scripture in our own lives
the Scripture in and through “body of Christ” (community)
“I can have a new life”
Peterson, Eat This Book.
Sanneh, Whose Religion Is Christianity?