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Unformatted text preview: 1 Unit II: We Are Protestants A. The Churchs Authority The Concepts of Scripture and Revelation Lecture 17 The Approach of this Class We are asking the question, Who are we? UNIT ONE: We are Christians UNIT TWO: We are Protestants UNIT THREE: We are Dispensationalists Protestant distinctives deal with the areas of Scripture and salvation . The word bible refers to a book or scroll, especially a holy book. It can be replicated, copied, translated, preserved, and transmitted over time and across cultures. PAPYRUS The Meaning of Scripture Generally: writings In the NT: sacred writings Authoritative Demand a higher level of respect All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness. 2 Tim. 3:16 But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of ones own interpretation, for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God. 2 Peter 1:20-21 Here, the Old Testament is meant. The Meaning of Scripture our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you, as also in all his letters , speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which the untaught and unstable distort, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures. 2 Peter 3:16 For the Scripture says, You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing, (Deut. 25:4) and The laborer is worthy of his wages, (Luke 10:7). 1 Timothy 5:18 Clearly, the New Testament is called scripture in these references. So, Scripture is a written message which: Includes the Old and New Testaments Is Propositional (in human language) Is from God & & & ! "#...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course TH 1110 taught by Professor Barbieri during the Fall '07 term at Moody Bible Institute.
- Fall '07