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Words of life : Scripture as the living and active word of God

Author: Timothy Ward
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, ©2009.
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Ward offers an understanding of the nature of Scripture under three main headings. A biblical outline shows that the words of the Bible form a significant part of God's action in the world. A theological outline focuses on the relationship of Scripture with each of the persons of the Trinity. And a doctrinal outline examines the 'attributes' of Scripture. A final chapter explores some significant areas in which the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Ward
ISBN: 9780830827442 0830827447 9781844742073 1844742075
OCLC Number: 294888359
Description: 184 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: God and the Bible --
God and Scripture : a biblical outline --
God's action and his words --
The Old Testament --
The New Testament --
God's person and his words --
God's words and human words --
Christ's words, and God's action and person --
Christ's words and human words --
God's words and the Bible --
The Trinity and Scripture : a theological outline --
The Father and Scripture : the covenant book --
Redemption and Scripture --
Revelation and Scripture --
The Son and Scripture : the words of the Word --
Jesus and the Bible as both 'Word of God' --
Scripture and the incarnation --
The Holy Spirit and Scripture : the God-breathed word --
The inspiration of Scripture --
The preservation of Scripture --
The illumination of Scripture --
Summary --
The attributes of Scripture : a doctrinal outline --
The necessity of Scripture --
The sufficiency of Scripture --
The clarity of Scripture --
Preaching and a clear Bible --
Diverse interpretations and a clear Bible --
Defining the clarity of Scripture --
The authority of Scripture --
The nature of biblical authority--
Inerrancy and infallibility --
The Bible and Christian life : the doctrine of Scripture applied --
The meaning of sola scriptura --
Scripture and the Christian community --
Scripture and preaching --
The Spirit and the Bible --
The Spirit and the preacher --
The Spirit and the people of God --
Scripture and the individual Christian --
Private Bible reading in relation to corporate Bible reading and preaching --
The aim of Bible reading --
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Ward offers an understanding of the nature of Scripture under three main headings. A biblical outline shows that the words of the Bible form a significant part of God's action in the world. A theological outline focuses on the relationship of Scripture with each of the persons of the Trinity. And a doctrinal outline examines the 'attributes' of Scripture. A final chapter explores some significant areas in which the doctrine of Scripture should be applied. --from publisher description

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