AM: “The Foundation of Being Rooted in His Word”

Text:  Psalm 1:1-6

“Be firm in faith, not frantic in fear”

  1. All Scripture is God’s Word     Psalm 1:2,3
    1. Delight in the law of the Lord
    2. Meditate in the law of the Lord
    3. Planted in the law of the Lord     Romans 7:21-25
  2. All Scripture is inspired by God Himself     II Timothy 3:14-17
    1. All Scripture is given by God     II Peter 1:16-21
    2. All Scripture is profitable to man
      1. To believe what is correct from God  (doctrine)
      2. To convict us when we are wrong with God  (reproof)
      3. To correct us to get right again with God
      4. To instruct us in staying right with God
    3. All Scripture is for perfecting us to meet our Creator
      1. Maturing us in our faith in God
      2. Equipping us in our ministry with God
      3. Approving us in our accountability to God  –  (preparing us for judgment in eternity)
  3. All Scripture is to be studied to help us be “approved of God”     II Timothy 2:14-16
    1. To know what He wants us to know
    2. To believe how He wants us to believe
    3. To be what He wants us to be
    4. To live how He wants us to live
    5. To dwell eternally where He wants us to dwell     Psalm 1:5,6
      1. The ungodly shall perish
      2. The righteous shall never perish     Psalm 23:6;  John 3:16;  John 10:27-30
  • Points to Ponder:
    • Is your name written in the Book of Life?  See Revelation 3:5; Revelation 20:12-15; Revelation 22:19
    • What are you doing to root yourself in Christ & His Word?
    • How are you studying God’s Word to be approved of Him?
    • How are you letting God help you know Him in His Word?
    • How are you helping others know god through His Word?