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Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

2 Timothy 3

16 All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

“from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.” 2 Tim. 3:15

“For David himself said by the Holy Spirit: The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at My right hand, Till I make Your enemies Your footstool.”’ Mk 12:36


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

“Men and brethren, this Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas” Acts 1:16

“they departed after Paul had said one word: The Holy Spirit spoke rightly through Isaiah the prophet to our fathers…” Acts 28:25


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

“from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.” 2 Tim. 3:15


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

Ephesians 3

9 to make all see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hidden in God who created all things through Jesus Christ; 10 to the intent that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places, 11 according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

1 Peter 1

10 Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you, 11 searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when He testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow. 12 To them it was revealed that, not to themselves, but to us they were ministering the things which now have been reported to you through those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven—things which angels desire to look into.

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

  • Its teaching about sin and God’s willingness to punish it.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

  • Its teaching about sin and God’s willingness to punish it.

“What shall we say then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! On the contrary, I would not have known sin except through the law. For I would not have known covetousness unless the law had said, “You shall not covet.” Rom. 7:7

“Therefore by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for by the law is the knowledge of sin.” Rom. 3:20


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

  • Its teaching about sin and God’s willingness to punish it.

Genesis 6

5 Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. 6 And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart. 7 So the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

  • Its teaching about sin and God’s willingness to punish it.

Leviticus 10

1 Then Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it, put incense on it, and offered profane fire before the Lord, which He had not commanded them. 2 So fire went out from the Lord and devoured them, and they died before the Lord.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

  • Its teaching about sin and God’s willingness to punish it.

  • Its examples that warn us.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

  • Its teaching about sin and God’s willingness to punish it.

  • Its examples that warn us.

1 Corinthians 10

6 Now these things became our examples, to the intent that we should not lust after evil things as they also lusted… 11Now all these things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

  • Its teaching about sin and God’s willingness to punish it.

  • Its examples that warn us.

  • Its examples that encourage us.


Why study the old testament

Why Study The Old Testament?

  • It is the inspired word of God.

  • Its purpose relating to salvation.

  • Its teaching about sin and God’s willingness to punish it.

  • Its examples that warn us.

  • Its examples that encourage us.

“For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.” Rom. 15:4


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