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What is the "authority in your life? Those who believe something must have a reason for their beliefs. Just as there are standards in the business world in government, and in education – the Christian needs an absolute standard for his beliefs, his duties – indeed, his whole conduct.
Many people have as their authority their inner CONSCIENCE. "Let your conscience be your guide!" they say. This sounds good, but according to Titus 1:15, the conscience may be _ _ _ _ _ _ _; according to I Timothy 4:2, _ _ _ _ _ _ and according to I Corinthians 8:7, _ _ _ _.
Other people, especially religious folk, have the "CHURCH" or man-made CREEDS as their authority. Again, such standards are unreliable – because man is involved. Colossians 2:8 warns us against P _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ and
T _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. ) Look up and read: Matthew 15:3,6,9.)
For the Christian, only the BIBLE, the Word of God, is the unchanging authority for faith and practice.
This study will teach you what the Bible is, why you can take it as your authority, and how to use it as a child of God.
What is the Bible?
B. Other names given to the Bible are:
C. The Books of the Bible are not arranged chronologically, but rather "topically." Both the Testaments have their Books set in groups, as shown on the next page.
All new Christians experience difficulty at the first in finding the Books of the Bible, especially during a preaching service. Don’t be embarrassed to use the index in the front of your Bible.