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5, 39-47 When Is The Bible Dangerous (Notes)

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“when is the bible dangerous?”

John 5:39-47


The Bible is similar to a gun. If used by the wrong person or by an untrained person, it can be a dangerous weapon.

  i. when                          is worshipped over                   vs. 39-42

a. knowing the bible saves ______________________

                Cf. John 7:49; 2 Cor. 3:15; John 3:19-20

b. god knows if we ___________________________

                Cf. 2:24-25

 ii. when                                       are accepted over christ’s vs. 43-44

a. How do you _______________love me, let me count the ways      

b. don’t love the approval of ________________ over the approval of god

iii. when                                     reigns over             vs. 45-47

a. no one is good enough to be saved by _______

                Cf. John 3:17

b. only god’s _________________ could save them


How do we avoid using the Bible dangerously?

1.       2 Tim. 2:15; 1 Cor. 8:1

2.       Acts 17:11-


Cf. Heb. 4:12; Eph. 6:17

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