Speaker - Jim Hammond
Focus: Distorted good news is dangerously attractive.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
“For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear.”
2 Timothy 4:3 NIV
“In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,”
2 Timothy 3:12 NIV
“For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him,”
Philippians 1:29 NIV
“Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you,” declares the LORD, “and will bring you back from captivity. I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have banished you,” declares the LORD, “and will bring you back to the place from which I carried you into exile.””
Jeremiah 29:12-14 NIV
HOW TO INTERPRET SCRIPTURE (SIMPLIFIED)
Understand the CONTEXT
Interpret the BIBLE with the BIBLE
APPLY what you LEARN
Who is this PROMISE to?
Watch out for DISTORTED GOOD NEWS
Good News is DISTORTED, UNRELIABLE and INCONSISTENT!
REPENTANCE works for everyone