The Bible Is Messianic Literature

Scripture Reference: John 5:37-47, Luke 24:25-27

If we are to correctly understand any work of literature, we need to know its intended message. The Bible has a central focus to its message that is key to its understanding. That message is bound up in the person and work of Jesus. The Bible Is Messianic Literature!

The Bible is Meditation Literature

Scripture Reference: Psalm 1

We love headlines, sound bites, and summaries! However, the Bible is not designed for quick consumption, but instead is designed for repetitious reading over a lifetime. It takes work, but the result is worth it. This week: The Bible is Meditation Literature.

Sermon Points:

  • Definition of Meditation
  • Power of Meditation
  • Practice of Meditation
  • Key to Meditation

The Bible is a Reliable Document of Antiquity

Scripture Reference: 2 Thessalonians 3:17

The average “person on the street” doesn’t have a fair knowledge of the vast amount of scholarship that has bee spent on establishing an undeniable fact: that the Bible is the most reliable document of antiquity existing today. “Why,” is our topic in this sermon.

Sermon Points:

  • Translation
  • Transmission
  • These Books
  • Trustworthy Authors
  • Truthful

The Bible is a Transforming Power

Sermon Reference: 2 Timothy 3:14-17, Hebrews 4:12-13

Perhaps the reason why we are disinterested in the Bible is because we don’t fully apprehend what the Bible claims to be. The truth is: if you are committed to the status quo in your life, then by all means don’t dive into the transforming power that is the Scripture.

Sermon Points:

  • The God Who Speaks
  • God’s Words and Our Words
  • God’s Words and Our Lives

The Bible is Wisdom Literature

Scripture Reference: Deuteronomy 4:5-6

More times than not, we want to read the Bible like an answer book, looking for a technique that always produces a good result. But the Bible is wisdom literature. It teaches us to be wise, only as we immerse ourselves in its story and truth.

Sermon Points:

  • The Bible Is More Than A Rule Book
  • The Bible is Wisdom Literature
  • Why Does It Matter