RETHINKING THE CHURCH: BAPTIST DISTINCTIVES |THE EARTHY WORD OF GOD


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Sermon Notes

Southern Baptists have traditionally been called “people of the book” because of their tight grip on the Bible as the word of God. Many in higher education today deny such a ‘naïve’ claim about the Bible, but it is still quite common for regular Christians to say they believe the Bible is truly the word of God. And yet, the average Christian lives as though the Bible is irrelevant, outdated, and inaccessible. Many Bibles sit on shelves or tables without the slightest bit of wear, since the purchaser of that precious book hasn’t the inkling to mine its innumerable treasures. In this message, we shall consider what Southern Baptists mean by saying, “the Bible is the word of God;” and we shall consider some practical applications for those who want to live as though they really believe it is. “RETHINKING THE CHURCH: BAPTIST DISTINCTIVES | THE EARTHY WORD OF GOD “.