An Acrostic for S.C.R.I.P.T.U.R.E

All Scripture is to/for:

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S-anctify: “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” – John 17:17

C-orrect: “All Scriptures is breathed out by God and profitable for…correction…” – 2 Timothy 3:16

R-ejoice: “The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart.” – Psalm 19:8

I-nstruct: “All Scriptures is breathed out by God and profitable for…instruction…” – 2 Timothy 3:16

P-urity: “Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth [of the Word]…” – 1 Peter 1:22

T-each: “Blessed are you, O LORD; teach me your statutes!” – Psalm 119:12

U-nite: “Teach me your way, O LORD, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name” Psalm 86:11

R-eprove:  “All Scriptures is breathed out by God and profitable for…reproof…” – 2 Timothy 3:16

be E-aten: “Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.” – Jeremiah 15:16

Author: lifecoach4God

I am the Lead Pastor of Valley Baptist Church (Bay Area), born and raised in Huntington Beach, Ca,, and currently living in Novato, California. I am married to my best friend of 27 years - Dana - and have five adult children; and six grand children. I have been a Teaching Pastor for over thirty years. I was privileged to study at Multnomah University (B.S. - 1988); Talbot School of Theology (M.Div. - 1991); Westminster Theological Seminary & Northwest Graduate School (D. Min. - 2003). I founded Vertical Living Ministries in 2008 with the goal of encouraging Christian Disciples and Leaders to be more intentionally Christ-Centered in how they live by bringing glory to God in nine key areas of life: (1) Intimacy with God, (2) marriage, (3) family, (4) friendship, (5) vocationally/ministry , (6) emotional and physical health, (7) stewardship, (8) discipleship, and (9) mentoring.

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