Concerning the Scriptures

6.—Where can we learn the will of God and the truth concerning Christ?
ANSWER- In the Holy Scriptures, which are known in our day as the Bible
PROOF: From a child thou hast known the Holy Scriptures which are able to make thee wise unto salxatwn through faith which is in Christ Jesus (2 Tim 3 15) Whatsoexei things were written aforetime weie written for our learning that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptuies might have hope (Rom IS 4) The entrance of”Thy words qneth light it t>ixeth under standing unto the simple (Psa 119 130) By the scriptures of the prophets according to the commandment of the exerlasting God made known to all nations for the obedience of faith (Rom 16 26) Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path (Psa 119 105)

7.—What is the Bible?
ANSWER: It is a book written by the power of inspiration working in prophets and apostles who lived in Israel a long time ago They lived at different times, and each wrote his part independently of the others, but one Spirit moved them all and enabled them to make known to men the mind of God in histo ry, precept and prophecy, so that the Bible though composed of many books and parts, is the one Word of God
PROOF: All Scripture is gixen by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine for reproof for correction for instruction in righteousness (2 Tim 3 16) God who at sundr~y times and in dners manners spake in time past unto the father s b\ the pi ophets hath in these last days spoken unto us by His Son (Heb 1 1) Which things we also speak not in words which man s wisdom teacheth but which the Holy Spirit teacheth (1 Cor 2 13) For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man but holy men of God spake as they were moxed by the Holy Spirit (2 Pet 1 21) Thy Word is truth (John 17 17) Thou testifredst against them by Thy spirit in Thy prophets (Neh 9 30) The things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord (I Cor 14 37)

8.—What are the names of the men principally employed by the Spirit of God in the writing of the Bible?
ANSWER- Moses Joshua, Samuel, David Solomon, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel Amos, Obadiah, Jonah Micah, Nahum Habakkuk, Zephamah, Haggai, Zechanah, Malachi, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John Paul, James, Jude and Peter

9.—Into what parts is the Bible divided?
ANSWER: Into two parts the Old and New Testaments But in the days of Christ the Scriptures were known as “Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms’ The Old Testament was written by Moses and the Prophets, who came after him The New Testament was written by the Apostles

10.—Over what period of time does the composition of the Bible extend?
ANSWER: The Old Testament was begun by Moses about 1,600 years before Christ, and finished by Malachi a little over 1,200 years afterwards (Before Christ, 400) The New Testament was written during the lifetime of the Apos ties after the resurrection and ascension of Christ, over 1,800 years ago

11.-Of how many books is the Bible composed: and what are their names in order? 
ANSWER: The Bible is composed of sixty-six books arranged in the following order of names OLD TESTAMENT Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1st Samuel, 2nd Samuel, 1st Kings, 2nd Kings, 1st Chronicles, 2nd Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephamah, Haggdi, Zechanah, Malachi NEW TESTAMENT Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts, Romans, 1st Corinthians, 2nd Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Phihppians, Colossians, 1st Thessalonians, 2nd Thessa- lomans, 1st Timothy, 2nd Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, 1st Peter, 2nd Peter, 1st John, 2nd John, 3rd John, Jude, Revelation

12.—What does the Bible, in its several books, reveal to us?
ANSWER: The Bible, given by inspiration of God, reveals to us the truth con- cerning God and concerning man