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An independent study of the Bible will reveal that the following are key True Bible Teachings:

  1. The Bible is God's word and the only message from him. It is without error, except for copying and translation errors.
  2. There is only one God - the Father. The Holy Spirit is God's power.
  3. Jesus is the Son of God, and a human being, through his mother Mary.
  4. Man is mortal, having no existence when dead.
  5. By living a sinless life, ending with his sacrificial death by crucifixion, Jesus has opened the way of salvation from death.
  6. Belief and baptism are essential steps to salvation.
  7. God raised Jesus from death. Jesus is currently in Heaven, on God's right hand. He will one day return.
  8. When Jesus returns, he will raise his "sleeping" followers from death and grant immortality to the faithful who have tried to live by God's precepts.
  9. His followers will help him to rule, bringing justice, righteousness and peace to the whole world - the Kingdom of God.

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WHY IS BIBLE TRUTH SO IMPORTANT?

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BIBLE TRUTH

Is Bible Truth important to your Faith and Salvation ie. will you be saved despite what you believe the bible teaches or does it matter what you believe?

Well the word “truth” appears 237 times in the bible, that alone says it must be important!

Therefore it must be important to understand what “truth” is.

A quick scan of the passages using this word “truth” leave us in no doubt that it is not only important, but vital to our salvation.

John 17:3

3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

1 John 5:20

20And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true,even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

1 Timothy 2:3-4

3For thisis good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; 4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

 

Clearly then knowing what is Bible Truth is important and vital, in addition to this we are also warned that some would depart from the “truth”…

1 Timothy 4:1

1Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; 2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; 3 Forbidding to marry,and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

1 John 4:6

6We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

From these passages it is very clear that we need to know the “truth” about God and His Son as it is taught to us in the Bible.  This means we must learn what this is from the Bible itself.

 

Don't let your HOPE of LIFE ETERNAL rest with someone else eg. your pastor or minister, YOU owe it to yourself and your family to be fully convinced of what it is you believe to be sure it HOLDS something REAL for you.

We have all been warned by God that there would be many false teachers and Jesus himself has told us that "Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it."  See Matthew 7:14

 

Sadly when Christ returns to this earth, many will only then realise that they have believed in lies Jeremiah 16:19

"19 O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit."

Don't let this be you or your family!

 

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“And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.”  John 17:3

 

Our Commitment to all True Bible Teaching Seekers is that all our teaching will be supported by consistent and clear Bible Passages.

 

The Greek word for "know" in the passage above is 'ginosko' and it means to have a thorough and deep understanding of the subject. 

 

So if you seek "life eternal" then you must truly "know the only true God and Jesus Christ".

 

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True Bible Teaching fundamental beliefs are:

  1. The Bible is God's word and the only message from him. It is without error, except for copying and translation errors.
  2. There is only one God - the Father. The Holy Spirit is God's power.
  3. Jesus is the Son of God, and a human being, through his mother Mary.
  4. Man is mortal, having no existence when dead.
  5. By living a sinless life, ending with his sacrificial death by crucifixion, Jesus has opened the way of salvation from death.
  6. Belief and baptism are essential steps to salvation.
  7. God raised Jesus from death. Jesus is currently in Heaven, on God's right hand. He will one day return.
  8. When Jesus returns, he will raise his "sleeping" followers from death and grant immortality to the faithful who have tried to live by God's precepts.
  9. His followers will help him to rule, bringing justice, righteousness and peace to the whole world - the Kingdom of God.

 

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The Bible is our only true source for the Truth!

 

If we claim to follow Christ we should trust in the Scriptures as confidently as Jesus and his Apostles did:

Jesus said that: The Scripture cannot be broken.  (John 10:35)

 

Paul said that: All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. (2 Timothy 3:16)

 

Peter said that: For prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit (2 Peter 1:21)

The things which now have been reported to you through those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven (1 Peter 1:12)

 

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The OFFER of LIFE or DEATH

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“Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” Nor is it beyond the sea, so that you have to ask, “Who will cross the sea to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it.   See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him… This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life…"  Deuteronomy Chapter 30:12-20

 

From this passage we see how important it is to each one of us that we seek after God and His Word the Bible to us.

 

Without this we have no hope of LIFE, but only a future of DEATH.

 

This Word of God was originally given to the Nation of Israel and later it spread via the Apostles of Christ to the World, that even we today might have this same HOPE of LIFE ETERNAL.

 

It is UP to YOU then to seek out God’s Word, to KNOW what is the TRUTH of God’s Word so that you and your family might KNOW the way of LIFE ETERNAL and the great HOPE of living in God’s Kingdom on EARTH.

 

Do not let your HOPE rest upon others and most importantly on what others teach, search it out for yourself because we have been warned that the churches would be astray from God’s word in the last days.

 

"For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.”   2 Timothy 4:3-4

 

Too much is at stake for you to not act yourself to seek out the TRUTH.

 

Christ himself has told us to do this when he said…

 

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. Godis a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” John 4:23-24

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The Word Made Flesh

The Word Made Flesh

The Bible is the Word of God, which is why we should read it carefully and prayerfully. But "And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us..."reading it is not an end in itself for it is a revelation from God to bring us to Him.

Jesus once rebuked his listeners by saying that they had searched the Scriptures, but their reading had not brought them to him, although those Scriptures are all about him (John 5:39). He was the Word or revelation of God made flesh, as John Carter now explains.

The Word of God

The prophet Isaiah foretold the coming of the Messiah with these words:

“Prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God … The glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together; for the mouth of the Lord has spoken” (Isaiah 40:3,5).

The gospel-writer John picks up those words in the opening words of his account of the life of Jesus when he says:

“In the beginning was the Word” (John 1:1).

He is not here referring to the written Word of God – the Bible – nor to the Lord Jesus Christ as though he had existed from the beginning of time. The Greek word “logos” from which we get the word “logic” has to do with reason or thought, for any written or spoken word is the expression of the thought or reason that preceded the utterance.

But once uttered that word has power, especially if the speaker is Almighty God Himself. Thus, at the beginning oftime, God spoke “and it was done” (Psalm 33:9). God said “Let there be light” and light appeared; for every word spoken by God is effective to the accomplishment of His purpose.

Personification

So, when the apostle John said: “In the beginning was the Word (logos), and the Word (logos) was with God, and the Word (logos) was God” (John 1:1), he did not mean that “the Word” was a separate personality. He meant that God had a reason for Creation, and a purpose which had been with Him from the very start of everything.

John, in his first Epistle, uses language very similar to the opening of his gospel when he says:

“The life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare to you that eternal life which was with the Father and was manifested to us...” (1 John 1:2).

Here he is explaining that they have seen the risen Christ who has been given eternal life, after his resurrection, and that this life (which has now been revealed in the risen Christ) was always part of God’s gracious purpose from the very beginning. Must we give “life” a separate existence and make it a person?

No! This is personification in operation, and it helps us to understand the prologue to the gospel. For when John says that “the Word” (the logos) and “the life” were with God, it means that these attributes – logic, reason, thought, and intention of giving people eternal life – were part of God’s plan from the very start.

“The Word was God”

So what does it mean that “the Word (logos) was God”? We should express that in modern English by using an adjective for, although the Greek word is a noun, it has an adjectival value.

What John is saying is that the Word was divine. The purpose that God conceived in the beginning was a divine purpose. It was a divine thought which was then expressed in words when God revealed His gracious purpose.

The whole of the scheme He had in mind partook of the character and of the attributes of God. Just as our thinking and planning is human through-and-through, so what God purposes to accomplish is divine through-and-through.

It cannot be otherwise. But since man has sinned and transgressed, how and in what way is this purpose to be realized? Now here comes the breakthrough. We are told in the 14th verse that something extraordinary has occurred:

“The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14).

God’s plan and purpose which had previously been expressed in the words that He had communicated to the patriarchs and through prophets, had now been embodied in human form.

God had begotten a Son, who partook of our human nature, so that we could see what Almighty God is like by having His Son live alongside us. As a later writer would express the same thought, in different words:

“God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son” (Hebrews 1:1–2).

The Word made Flesh

John now tells us more about what it was like to have God’s “only begotten Son” (1:18) dwelling among mankind, and he uses some language which looks back to the time of Moses:

“The Word became flesh and dwelt (or tabernacled) among us, and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14).

The word “tabernacled” used by John is a derived from the word used to describe the display of God’s glory in the Tabernacle and later in the Temple.

Just as God had dwelt in the midst of His people in the Tabernacle, and the Temple, so God was now tabernacling in a man, in flesh, in Jesus Christ, through his Holy Spirit.1 John says, “We beheld his glory.”

What is the glory that was seen in Jesus? He perfectly displayed the moral attributes of the Eternal. Once, long before, Moses had asked God to show him His glory and God said that He would make all His goodness pass before him and would proclaim the name of the Lord (Exodus 33:18,19).

“The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth” … (Exodus 34:6).

These were the characteristics of God, and the expressions of His Name, as He revealed His character to Moses. Now, in Jesus, we have the manifestation of the Father and His glory revealed in a Son, who was “full of grace and truth”, full of all the qualities and attributes of God.God Revealed At the end of the Lord’s ministry, one of his disciples said: “Show us the Father” (John 14:8). Notice what Jesus said in reply:

“Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known me, Philip? He who has seen me has seen the Father; so how can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?” (14:9).

To have lived with Jesus, to hear him speak and see him act was to see just what God is like Himself. We may have heard about the royal family, for example, but if one of the family came and lived with us we would get a very good idea of what royalty is really like.

Because he was God’s Son, Jesus had his roots in the Eternal. He was in a unique position to show mankind what God is really like because he was his Father’s Son:

“No one has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared Him” (John 1:18).

Previously the Word of God had come through intermediaries – people who had been inspired to reveal God’s purpose, or who had been used to convey God’s law to His people. John notes the difference between a prophet and a Son when he says:

“For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ” (John 1:17).

God was gracious in giving Israel the Law: but they had a higher and fuller grace in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Notice the change in the verbs “given” and “came”. The law was given by or through Moses: he was the channel of something “given”. But it was embodied in Jesus. Grace and truth “came” and were established as facts in him. And all this was done for man’s salvation, in order that the fullness and grace of God might be extended to all who will come into a relationship with Him. God is bringing many sons to glory through this One who is the only begotten of the Father. This is the Father’s method, and the way He has brought about human salvation. Can we wonder that the names of God are given to the Son in the prophecies, and that those who at last attain to the Divine nature are themselves described as manifestations of the Name of God?

The Divine Name

Even now we may be brought into relationship with His Name. Jesus said:

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” (Matthew 28:19).

The Divine Name is expressive of God’s purpose. That name required that God should be manifested in a Son through the Holy Spirit, which is His power. That was the means whereby Jesus was brought into being (Luke 1:35); and it was then operative in raising him from the dead and endowing him with the power of an endless life. The same spirit will be operative in changing those who are born of the spirit to likeness of nature to Jesus Christ, making them all equal to the angels. There will thus be manifest at the return of the Lord Christ, a new order of immortal beings, taken out of the human race, with Jesus the Son of God as their Head.

By John Carter

 

 

THE OFFER OF LIFE OR DEATH

 
 

The Offer of Life or Death“Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” Nor is it beyond the sea, so that you have to ask, “Who will cross the sea to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it.   See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him… This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life…  Deuteronomy Chapter 30:12-20

From this passage we see how important it is to each one of us that we seek after God and His Word the Bible to us.

Without this we have no hope of LIFE, but only a future of DEATH.

This Word of God was originally given to the Nation of Israel and later it spread via the Apostles of Christ to the World, that even we today might have this same HOPE of LIFE ETERNAL.

It is UP to YOU then to seek out God’s Word, to KNOW what is the TRUTH of God’s Word so that you and your family might KNOW the way of LIFE ETERNAL and the great HOPE of living in God’s Kingdom on EARTH.

Do not let your HOPE rest upon others and most importantly on what others teach, search it out for yourself because we have been warned that the churches would be astray from God’s word in the last days.

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn awaytheir ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.”    2 Timothy 4:3-4

Too much is at stake for you to not act yourself to seek out the TRUTH.

Christ himself has told us to do this when he said…

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.”   John 4:23-24

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The Bible is a large book, but it teaches us the truth from beginning to end, therefore anything towards the end of the Bible eg. The New Testament must agree with what is taught in the Old Testament, also remember that the divisions of the Bible into Old and New Testaments is a manmade one, the whole Bible is God's WORD to us and must be undersood consistently as such.


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