Jesus and the Word | Matthew 15:1-9

A Bible-Revering Church

Having a reverence for God's Word can drastically change how Christians relate to God and His people. In this message, TA walks through Scripture to show us three ways Jesus revered the Bible and how we can do the same. The list of Jesus in every book in the Bible was adapted from material from JD Greear at the Summit Church, GotQuestions, and Scripture & Story.

Timothy "TA" AteekJun 2, 2024Matthew 15:1-9

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Summary

Throughout history, people have misinterpreted Scripture and God's intentions, and overtime, expect personal convictions to be observed as God's commandments. Having a reverence for God's Word can drastically change how Christians relate to God and His people. In this message, TA walks through Scripture to show us three ways Jesus revered the Bible and how we can do the same.

Key Takeaways

Jesus believed the Scriptures were the Word of God (Matthew 15:1-9). To revere the Bible like Jesus is to believe that the Bible is absolutely true, trustworthy, and the final authority on all matters because it is from God and God doesn’t make mistakes.

Jesus was sustained by the Word of God (Matthew 4:4). The Word of God nourishes and sustains. Jesus established a connection between the Word of God and bread, the most basic essential for survival.

Jesus knew he was the point of the Word of God (John 5:39-40). Jesus was and is the point of Scripture. If you want to revere the Bible like Jesus, then know that God has given us his Word so that we may see Jesus, surrender to Jesus, be saved by Jesus, be satisfied in Jesus, and show Jesus to an unbelieving world.

Discussing and Applying the Sermon

  • Where have you become firm where the Scriptures are flexible?
  • Where have you become flexible where the Scriptures are firm?
  • Do you ever void God’s Word with your tradition? Do you ever make ungodly practices out to be godly?
  • Do you believe that Scripture is the Word of God, that when we read it, God speaks to us?
  • Read Luke 24. According to Luke 24:44, How did Jesus fulfill the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms (the three-part division of the Old Testament)? How can you grow, and help your community group grow, in reading and understanding all of Scripture in light of the person and finished work of Christ? How does this reality help you grow you in faith, hope, and love?
  • The list of Jesus in every book in the Bible was adapted from material from JD Greear at the Summit Church, GotQuestions, and Scripture & Story.

About 'A Bible-Revering Church'

God’s word is our authority, conscience, and guide.