H. Summary of Bible Teaching

 

THE BIBLE       

  • Divinely inspired source of true teaching                Psalm 119:160; 2 Timothy 3:16,17; 2 Peter 1:20

GOD                     

  • One God, Creator, Father            Deuteronomy 6:4; John 17:3; 1 Timothy 2:5
  • Holy Spirit is God’s power            Genesis 1:2; Psalm 104:30; Acts 10:38

MAN                     

  • Made in the image of God          Genesis 1 :26.27; 5:1; James 3:9
  • Sinful, in need of redemption      Psalm 14:2,3; John 1:29; Romans 3:23
  • Mortal, in need of salvation      Genesis 3:19; Ecclesiastes 9:5; John 3:16

 

GOD’S PURPOSE

  • To fill the earth with His glory          Isaiah 45:18; Habakkuk 2:14; Revelation 21:1,10,11
  • To save man from sin and death          Ezekiel 18:23; Luke 2:11; 1 Timothy 2:4

JESUS CHRIST

  • Son of God, born to Mary               Isaiah 9:6; Matthew 1:20; Luke 1:35
  • Tempted like us, but sinless              Mark 1:12,13; Hebrews 2:17; 4:15
  • Crucified; raised from the dead               Matthew 28:15,16; Acts 2:23,24; 1 Corinthians 15:3,4 
  • Ascended to heaven; will return             Luke 24:51; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thessalonians 4:16

KINGDOM OF GOD

  • Israel in the past was a prototype        2 Chronicles 9:8; Ezekiel 21 :25-27; Acts 1:6;13:22
  • God’s promises to Abraham concerned a land and people       Genesis 13:14-17; Acts 7:2-5; Galatians 3:29
  • David was promised a descendant who would be king          2 Samuel 7:12-14; Luke 1:32; Acts 13:22,23
  • Christ is the king, who will return, raise and judge the dead, and set up God's everlasting kingdom Matthew 16:27; 1 Corinthians 15:22-24; 2   Timothy 4:1,8      
  •  Israel will be its centre; Jerusalem its capital                Jeremiah 3:17; Micah 4:2; Matthew 5:35

                                                                                                 

SALVATION

  • God’s plan to save man by Christ’s sacrifice            Isaiah 53:4-6; Acts 4:12; 1 Timothy 1:15
  • By faith, shown also in works         Genesis 15:6; Romans 10:9; James 2:14-26
  • Eternal life offered to those who repent,  believe and are baptized         Mark 16:16; Romans 6:4,5; Galatians 3:27-29

                

DISCIPLESHIP

  • Following Christ’s standards          Romans 6:12-14; Galatians 5:22-24; 2 Peter 3:11,14
  • Moral separation from the ungodly world        2 Corinthians 6:14-18; Philippians 3:20;1 Peter 2:9