This is a study on a scripture commonly used to show the Bible’s value and scope of use….2 Timothy 3…Enjoy
As Paul shared about Jesus in synagogues like the one in Antioch, he was met with two responses. Those who accepted his message of Christ and those who rejected it. The majority were of the latter. They usually ejected him and sometimes threatened his life forcing him to flee.
Paul’s opponents knew the Old Testament well, but they rejected Christ. He called these men evildoers and impostors. They leaned on the Law of Moses, its trappings and traditions in a way that blinded them from seeing God correctly and hearing the One that was sent to them; Jesus.
Paul reminded Timothy of the true use of Scripture; to hold to Jesus in 2 Timothy 3:15;
But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
The Word “Scripture” here refers to Moses and the Prophets. Timothy would have been exposed to these as a youth. Paul reminds Timothy of their true purpose; they make us aware of the Life to be found in Christ. As Jesus says “Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from Him comes to me.” (Jn 6:45)
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