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The Word of God for the people of God

J. Todd Billings

The Word of God for the people of God

an entryway to the theological interpretation of Scripture

by J. Todd Billings

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Published by W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Hermeneutics,
  • Bible -- Theology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. Todd Billings.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS476 .B5 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23654858M
    ISBN 109780802862358
    LC Control Number2009030390
    OCLC/WorldCa429816880

      " The Gifts of God for the People of God" is in the Book of Common Prayer. "The Word of God for the People of God" appears to be a congregational response to the reading of Scripture. I've found it in Methodist and Presbyterian services online. How to Pray-Read the Word of God: “If you abide in Me, and My words abide (live) in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you” (). Here are 10 ways to pray-read the Bible:Author: Debbie Przybylski.

    SOME THINGS ABOUT THE WORD OF GOD. Let us try to understand some things about God’s word. God and his word are one and the same. The Apostle John tells us, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (Jn. ). God cannot be separated from his word, or go back on his word.   A final external evidence that the Bible is truly God’s Word is the indestructibility of the Bible. Because of its importance and its claim to be the very Word of God, the Bible has suffered more vicious attacks and attempts to destroy it than any other book in history. From early Roman Emperors like Diocletian, through communist dictators.

    The Bible contains the books that God’s people have been using, trusting, reading, and applying for thousands of years. And that testimony should be given its due weight. In the end, these three reasons provide a great basis for believing that the Scriptures are the Word of God. The central strategy is to preach the gospel to yourself Hearing the word of the cross, and preaching it to ourselves, is the central strategy for sinners in the fight for joy. (When I Don’t Desire God, 81, 91) And as this gospel-word passes from mouth to mouth, from person to person, from people to people, from nation to nation, how.


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The Word of God for the people of God by J. Todd Billings Download PDF EPUB FB2

A major book, The Word of God for the People of God covers a wide range of themes and covers all of them well." Matthew J. Levering, University of Dayton "In The Word of God for the People of God Todd Billings gets to the core of the issues and states them with great clarity and firmness of line."Cited by: The Word of God for the People of God: An Entryway to the Theological Interpretation of Scripture.

This book fills a real need for pastors and students. Though there is currently a large body of material on the theological interpretation of Scripture, most of it is highly specific and extremely technical/5. A major book, The Word of God for the People of God covers a wide range of themes and covers all of them well." John Webster King's College, Aberdeen "In The Word of God for the People of God Todd Billings gets to the core of the issues and states them with great clarity and firmness of line."Pages: The Bible is the Word of God written for His people, spanning 66 books in the Old and New Testaments combined.

It is the best selling book of all time with over 50 billion copies sold and distributed. According to Wycliffe Global Alliance, at least one portion of Scripture has been translated for 3, of the 7, existing languages; the Bible in its entirety has been translated in languages.

The Word of God for the People of God: An Entryway to the Theological Interpretation of Scripture. This book fills a real need for pastors and students.

Though there is currently a large body of material on the theological interpretation of Scripture, 5/5(1). The content of this book seeks to highlight God's Word for His people in honor of Jack J. Blanco. Blanco, a long time religion professor, pastor, and missionary for God's cause may be best known for his best-selling expanded paraphrase of the Bible, The Clear Word.

Since his conversion as a young adult. THE LIVING WORD is a book about the Word of God. It is not a book just about the Bible, although much attention is given to the Bible, its origin and its content. THE LIVING WORD begins by examining what God means when He spoke the word "word", as recorded in the Bible.

However, a book that is committed to memory by millions of people across the world over centuries cannot be changed due to the amount of people who know it word-for-word. God promises in the Quran, “We have, without doubt, sent down the Message; and We will assuredly Guard it (from corruption)” ().

Word of God for the people of God - Thanks be to God. Walter Brueggemann was being interviewed on the Home Brewed Christianity podcast a few episodes back. In the interview/discussion it was brought up in some form or fashion the reason Christians say, "The Word of God for the people of God.

The study of the “ people of God” is important for several reasons. First, it is important because God’s Word makes a point of the fact that God has chosen a people for His own possession and purposes.

In the Old Testament, the “ people of God” are those who are associated with God’s purposes and promises related to Israel, and. Speaking of the Bible as “a phenomenon which is explainable in but one way—it is the word of God,” the late Dr.

Lewis Sperry Chafer wrote, “It is not such a book as man would write if he could, or could write if he would.” 22 It is beyond the scope of man’s capacity to write a book like the Bible under the conditions describes above apart from its divine origin. Proverbs - Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

What God says about his word is a deep, complex, and staggering thing. And each book of the written word testifies to the wonder of his revelation. I decided to take a look, book by book, selecting a representative passage from each to highlight many of the things God's word says about God.

The Bible: The Word of God Page 2 Man has divided Authority into two kinds: Inherent and Delegated. Inherent Authority is the beginning place of all authority.

Delegated Authority is that which is past on to others with the understanding that they carry out the intentions of the one who has the Inherent Authority. God is obviously the onlyFile Size: KB. The Word of God for the People of God: An Entryway to the Theological Interpretation of Scripture.

A major book, The Word of God for the People of God covers a wide range of themes — and covers all of them well." John Webster — King's College, Aberdeen. J. Todd Billings The Word of God for the People of God: An Entryway to the Theological Interpretation of Scripture Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, Available at Theological Author: Michael F.

Bird. THE BIBLE – “The Bible is the Word of God” 4 4. Much of the Old Testament is composed of numerous direct quotations from God. Almost half (48%) of the Book of Exodus is composed of direct quotations from God, and the expression, “God spoke these words” occurs times in that book.

The Bible: God’s Perfect Word - Sermon #1. 2 Timothy THE PERFECTION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES. Series Intro: We have met here tonight because we believe the Bible. We believe in the God of the Bible; the Christ of the Bible; the plan of salvation revealed in the Bible; and everything else written in the Bible.

To a finer point, we believe the King James Version of the Bible to be the. The Bible is the Word of God because it comes from God. It is self-attesting and true.

We see that it makes prophecies and records their fulfillment. We see that it has the power to heal, to divide truth from error, and to convict us of our sin.

The Word of God Essays on Mormon Scripture Edited by Dan Vogel. on the cover: Bringing together fifteen timely and thought-provoking discussions of Mormon canon, The Word of God asks to what extent scripture is historical and infallible and what it tells us about the nature of the selections are the following essays: The Translation of the Book of Mormon by James Lancaster.

The Bible Is the Word of God Although we have faith that the Bible really is the Word of God, it is not a “blind” faith or a mere assumption. It is something we can know for certain. Loving the Sure Word of God.This book is Allah’s self-revelation through his prophet Muhammad.

All other holy books are inferior to it, for its pages alone contain the very word of God. Jewish beliefs. Jews believe that Yahweh revealed himself through the Laws and Prophets of their Scriptures, that Jesus was not the Messiah, and that the New Testament is not the Word of.