In the beginning of life, Adam and Eve were very aware that they were in sin. They were aware that their first parents didn’t want them, and so they were quite afraid. They were more afraid of the consequences of their sin, knowing that they would go to hell.
This is a great reminder that even if you dont believe that you are in sin, it is still something that you are in need of saving. It is an awful waste of time and energy to waste your time and energy trying to get over something that you know is not your fault. If a person knows they are in sin, they should know that the only way to save themselves is to stop sinning. Otherwise, they will continue sinning and getting themselves in even farther trouble.
What you should do is to save yourself by knowing that you can’t do anything about it. You should stop believing that you are doing something about it. You should know that you are not saving yourself. You should know that the only way to save yourself is to cut yourself loose from the chain of your own righteousness.
The manual of business methods in church affairs, chapter 1, in many churches, is the book that every minister has to read. It is often referred to as “The Book of Christian Service.” It is the holy and un-doctrinaire guide to doing anything that the Bible says you should do. Not the “what’s best practice” stuff, though. The manual of business methods in church affairs is the book that everyone should have.
This is a very good point. Just because it’s a part of the Bible doesn’t mean it isn’t a good guide. After all, the Bible itself is written for a specific purpose. It’s not a laundry list of rules you can ignore. Of course, it’s also not a guide to doing whatever you want. What it does do is make it clear that you must follow the Bible’s directives.
Some of the directives are pretty clear though, like the fact that you should always keep a copy of a copy of the Bible at home. The fact that you should always read the Bibles commandments and keep in mind the things that you need to obey as a good follower of Jesus doesnt mean you should ignore the rest of them. I have a friend who is a pastor and he keeps a copy of the Bible at home. He thinks that it’s important to read the Bible everyday.
My friend is probably right. So if you’re really worried about the Bible, then you should be reading it every day. In fact, I would go so far as to say that reading it is a must (because the Bible is the word of God). But the bible is a very big book and so if you think that it’s a little overwhelming, you may want to start with a small book like a bible and work your way up to the big one.
I have no idea where the Bible came from. I think I got it from the Bible, but that is irrelevant because the Bible is the word of God. If the word of God is the only thing you need to know, then you’re not going to understand the Bible. And a lot of the stuff in the Bible is only stuff from the bible, for example, the whole story of Noah, the flood. Or the whole story of Cain and Abel, or the book of Jonah.
No matter what you may have been taught in Sunday School, the Bible is not just a list of things you learn about God. It is the complete and perfect word of God and so it is the complete and perfect way how things work. You might not think so, but the Bible is the entire world around us, the whole universe. And that applies to the world we live in.
Yes, but what if you’re not into the whole Bible thing and you want to know how things work? The Bible is the complete and perfect way how things work, not only to read it, but to do it. So, you wouldn’t say that the Bible is the complete and perfect way how things work, you would say that it is the complete and perfect way how things work to learn it.