Florida Bible Institute
Level One
Lesson One
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The Bible - The Word of God


Scripture Reading: II Timothy 3:16-17; II Peter 1:21; John 20:31

Memory Verses: II Timothy 3:16-17

Lesson Objective: To help you gain a clearer understanding of how you personally perceive the Bible.

You have decisions to make. Either you will believe God, or you will believe the lies of Satan! Do you believe the Bible is the inspired, God-breathed Word of God, or do you believe it to be simply the work of man? Only God can make the Word of God real to you! He's willing to do that if you're willing to allow Him to do so.

May God bless you as you search the Scriptures and your own heart in this study on The Bible - the Word of God.

I. The Bible Claims That God Is its Author

1.     Read II Timothy 3:16-17.

2.     Paraphrase (put in your own words) II Timothy 3:16-17. 
3.     How much Scripture claims to be "given by inspiration of God"?

4.     What does "given by inspiration of God" mean to you?

5.     What does "and is profitable for doctrine" mean to you?

6.     What in your opinion does "for reproof mean"?

7.     What, in your opinion does "for correction" mean?

8.     What in your opinion does "for instruction in righteousness" mean?

  II. If the Bible Is What it Claims to Be, Then the Christian Dare Not Ignore it!

1.     Describe in you own words the role of both God and man in writing the Bible. (2 Peter 1:21)

III. Circle the Best Answer to the Following Statements:

1. THE BIBLE: (see 2 Timothy 3:16)

(1)     Contains the Word of God
(2)     Has a word from God
(3)     Is the Word of God

2. THE BIBLE: (See I Corinthians 2:14-16)

(1)     Is easily understood by all
(2)     Is not easily understood by all
(3)     Can only be understood by a Christian
(4)     Can only be understood by the ministry of the Holy Spirit

3. THE BIBLE: (See II Timothy 2:15)

(1)     Invites us to read it
(2)     Invites us to study it
(3)     Commands us to read it
(4)     Commands us to study it


IV.     Concerning reading and studying the Bible:

1.    Now, in your own words, describe your understanding of each of the following 

John 5:39 tells us:

Colossian 3:16 tells us:

Romans 10:17 tells us:

Hebrews 4:12 tells us:

2 Timothy 3:16 -17 tells us:

Hebrews 1:1-3 tells us:

V.     The Bible speaks to every area of our lives.

1.    In your own words, explain how each of the following scriptures speaks to the

Ephesians 5:25 speaks to:

Proverbs 22:6 speaks to:

Matt 22:39 speaks to:

Luke 6:31 speaks to:

Ephesians 5:22 speaks

2 Corinthians 9:6 speaks to:

Matthew 22:37 speaks to:

Proverbs 3:20-23 speaks to

As Does:

Lu 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together,
 and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal
 it shall be measured to you again.

Conclusion:  Make no mistake about it. The Word of God is the Word of God and speaks to
every area of our lives. Purpose in your heart that you will get to know the Word of God by
reading it, studying it, and enjoying the benefits and blessing that comes from spending time
in it and obeying it Amen!!


 1. Why not embark on a one year bible reading plan in which you can read the entire bible
      by chapters per day.

2. Complete all memory work on next weeks assignment.


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