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Rediscovering the Bible. A Hidden Treasure in Every Hand. The Joy of Discovery. Luke 15 Parables of the lost and found Archeology King Tut Dead Sea Scrolls. Josiah’s Experience. Hilkiah & Josiah 2 Kings 22:8, 11, 17-20; 2 Kings 23:3 A parable of our time

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Rediscovering the Bible

A Hidden Treasure in Every Hand

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The Joy of Discovery

  • Luke 15

    • Parables of the lost and found

  • Archeology

    • King Tut

    • Dead Sea Scrolls

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Josiah’s Experience

  • Hilkiah & Josiah

    • 2 Kings 22:8, 11, 17-20; 2 Kings 23:3

  • A parable of our time

    • Bible is increasingly ignored, maligned

    • Its “discovery” always brings revival

    • It has stood the test of time and will endure forever – I Peter 1:24-25

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The Anvil

Last eve, someone passed beside a blacksmith’s door, and heard the anvil ring the vesper chime.

Then looking in, he saw upon the floor old hammers, worn with beating years of time.

“How many anvils have you had,” he asked, “to wear and batter all these hammers so?”

“Just one,” said the blacksmith, and then added with twinkling eye,

“The anvil wears the hammers out, you know.”

Just so, the anvil of God’s Word, for ages skeptic blows have beat upon.

Yet though the noise of falling blows was heard, the anvil is unharmed—the hammer’s gone!

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Personal Discoveries

  • John 18 – the “Brook Kidron”

    • David crossed when pursued by Absalom…

  • Genesis 22: Mount Moriah

    • Site of the sacrifice of Isaac, Ornan’s threshing floor, and the temple.

  • Hebrews, John, Philippians, Matthew

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It’s About Jesus

  • We don’t study for “discovery” or “fun”

  • We don’t study to test our intellectual acumen

  • We study to find God and Jesus

    • John 5:39; Acts 17:2-3, 11, 24-28

    • Colossians 1:16-18

  • Romans and Jeff C

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Love the Word

  • Love the Word and love the Lord

  • Share the Word and share the Lord

    “We search the world for truth, we cull the good, the pure, the beautiful; and weary seekers of the best, we come back, laden from our quest, to find that all the sages said, is in the Book our mothers read.” (John Greenleaf Whittier)

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