out of the mouths of babes
2 Timothy 3:14-17
All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, . . . for instruction in righteousness. —2 Timothy 3:16
Unsure how she could make it any clearer, she said, "How about if we stop by the bookstore? I saw some books about Easter when I was there last week. We’ll get one and read through it together." With a wisdom beyond his years, Jordan responded, "Can’t we just read the Bible?"
Jordan’s idea was right. Commentaries and books about the Bible are helpful tools. But they should never be used as a substitute for God’s revelation of Himself—His Word. No other book has been given to us "by inspiration of God" (2 Timothy 3:16). As author Eugene Peterson says, "God’s voice [is] speaking to us, inviting, promising, blessing, confronting, commanding, healing."
Let’s follow Jordan’s idea and go first to the ultimate source of truth—the Bible. —Anne Cetas
Exhaustless store of treasured gems
Within this Book I hold;
And as I read, it comes alive,
New treasures to unfold. —Mortenson
Go to the Bible for your protection, correction, and direction.
FOR FURTHER STUDY
Can I Really Trust The Bible?