The Bible has a lot to say on its own importance…
10 You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance, 11 persecutions, sufferings—what kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium and Lystra, the persecutions I endured. Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them. 12 In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, 13 while evildoers and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, 15 and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:10-17
1. What are 5 things that this passage says about the Bible?
2. Why do you think God wants us to read the Bible?
Father, thank you for giving us the Bible! Thank you that it has withstood the test of time. Thank you that it has proven to be beneficial over and over again. I pray that I would see it as useful for my own life and that I would turn to it before any other thing. Amen.