Summary: The Bible is more than just a book about God. It has a purpose for us. There is sufficient reason to study the Bible other than just to know about God.
I. All scripture is breathed by God
A. Inspiration- “the superintending of God’s Spirit on the writers of Holy scripture, the account and interpretation of God’s revelation have been recorded as God intended so that the bible is actually the word of God.”
B. Canon – “the list of writings deemed by the church to belong to the divinely given, Holy Scriptures.”
II. All scripture is profitable
A. Teaching – (Psalm 25:4 Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths.)
B. Reproof – (Proverbs 9:8 Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you; reprove a wise man, and he will love you.)
C. Correction – (Proverbs 3:11 My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction )
D. Righteousness – (Psalm 119:144 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live)
III. All of God’s People
A. To be mature
B. To be equipped (Ephesians 4:12)
Conclusion: We are called by God to put our trust in His word that we may know better how to walk worthy of our calling and Salvation.