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Root 66: Deeply Rooted for the Road Ahead

Jan 8, 2017
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Root 66 – Deeply Rooted for the Road Ahead
Today Pastor Alex started our new 66+ week series looking at an overview of the Bible. The hope is that this new knowledge of the Bible is not just for information, but for transformation. Psalm 119 shows us the importance of what the Word is for us, and how it needs to be essential for our lives. 2 Timothy 3:16 says, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.
7 truths to build a foundation for the Bible
1. The Bible is the inspired, inerrant, and trustworthy Word of God. 2 Peter 1:21
Inerrant – without error (Psalm 12)
Trustworthy – written over 1500 years by 40 authors on 3 continents and in 3
2. The Bible is:
1 Book
2 Halves called testaments that make up a
4 act “drama” told by (creation, fall, redemption, restoration)
66 books
3. The 2 Halves are
OT 39
NT 27
4. The 39 Books of the OT are seen like this:
5 in Torah 5 Major Prophets
5 Wisdom/Poetry
12 History 12 Minor Prophets
5. One simple way to ‘see’ the OT
Creation 400 BC
Genesis (Esther)
All the Wisdom Books and Prophetic Books in in here
6. The 27 Books of the NT
5 Books of History
21 Epistles (letters)
1 Book of Prophecy
7. The Big Picture of the Bible
Anticipation Genesis – Malachi
Manifestation Matthew – John
Proclamation Acts
Explanation Romans – Jude
Consummation Revelation
The Goal – The transforming work of Scripture through the Holy Spirit by seeing the Big Picture and then investigating the small passages.
To Discuss Today:
1. What are you most excited about in this new Root 66 series?
2. What is one thing this morning that you learned that can lead towards transformation in your life?