So far in our Teaching Notes series we’ve looked at these topics:
We move next to The Need For Salvation.
In our last Teaching Notes, we began looking at Biblical Hermeneutics – how to study the Bible for correct interpretation and application of God’s Truth. We started with Observation.
“Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15
Correct “observation” is vital to handling the Word of Truth accurately. In these Teaching Notes we look at what follows Observation.
One of the best classes you can take in Bible college is Biblical Hermeneutics – how to study the Bible for correct interpretation and application of God’s Truth. The next two Teaching Notes will look at some of the basic aspects of Hermeneutics.
“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them.” Romans 1:18-19
We move now from Paul’s great thematic statement about not being ashamed of the Gospel of God – “For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, ‘The just shall live by faith” – to humanity’s great need for the Gospel – “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men.”
That is the most frightening statement ever uttered by man to men. The “wrath” of Almighty God is “revealed” from “heaven” against “all ungodliness and unrighteousness” of men. What can mere creatures do in the face of the wrath of the Creator revealed from Heaven against them? Is there no hope?
Teaching God’s Word is one of the highest privileges and responsibilities on earth. I’ve been looking through some Teaching Notes from the 1970’s to see what I studied and taught in the early years of ministry. So far, we’ve looked at Teaching Notes On Teaching, On God, On The Sovereignty of God, On The Holiness Of God, On The Trinity, On Jesus Christ, On Why Jesus Came, On Jesus’ Death And Resurrection, and On The Judgment Seat Of Christ. If you haven’t looked at these notes yet, we invite you to read them and to use them in any way that helps in your teaching ministry.
We turn now to Teaching Notes On The Holy Spirit.
We now move to a future event that will impact every member of the Body of Christ – The Judgment Seat of Christ.
The sermons and lessons that have been and will be preached and taught about Jesus Christ must number in the hundreds of millions, if not billions. Jesus is our life and light, our heart and soul, our reason and purpose, our hope and goal.
In our last Teaching Notes we looked at Jesus Christ as the Second Person of the Trinity. We now look at why He came to earth from Heaven.