"RIGHTLY DIVIDING THE WORD OF TRUTH"......
Study to shew thyself approved unto God a workman that needeth not to be
ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15
While all of the Bible is written for us it is not all written to us. Most
of the Bible deals with the nation Israel which are Jews. Paul is the Apostle
to the Gentiles and his writings are to us, the Church which is Christ's body.
THE BOOKS OF THE BIBLE ARE ARRANGED IN THE ORDER BELOW
IN THESE BOOKS WE FIND:
THE LIFE OF CHRIST (BIRTH - LIFE - DEATH - BURIAL - RESURRECTION)
THE TRAINING OF THE DISCIPLES TO PREACH THE GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM
GOSPEL SENT TO THE NATION ISRAEL Matt 10
MIRACLES, SIGNS, AND WONDERS Matt 16:17
LAW OF MOSES IS OBSERVED Matt 23
SALVATION IS BY FAITH PLUS WORKS. Matt 19:16
CHRIST ASCENDS INTO HEAVEN
GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM CONTINUES
GOSPEL SENT TO THE NATION ISRAEL
A TIME OF MIRACLES SIGNS AND WONDERS
CONTINUE TO KEEP THE LAW
PAUL IS SAVED IN ACTS 9.
THE APOSTLE TO THE GENTILES. (ROM 11:13,15:16)
THE FIRST MEMBER OF THE BODY OF CHRIST. (I TIMOTHY 1:16)
LAID THE FOUNDATION FOR THE CHURCH ( I COR.3:10)
GIVEN THE GOSPEL OF THE GRACE OF GOD (ACTS 20:24)
GIVEN THE DISPENSATION OF THE GRACE OF GOD (EPH 3:2)
THE DOCTRINE OF THESE BOOKS WILL MATCH THAT OF THE KINGDOM GOSPEL IN MATT-JOHN.
PRIMARY EMPHASIS IS ON THE TRIBULATION AND THE MILLENNIAL KINGDOM
THE DOCTRINE FOR THE CHURCH, THE BODY OF CHRIST IS FOUND IN PAUL'S EPISTLES.
"In Paul's writing alone, we find the doctrine, position, walk and destiny of the church." Scofield's note on Ephesians 3:6 (from the Scofield Bible)