Discovering TRUTH

In the beginning was the Word,

and the Word was with(in) God,

And the WORD was God.

John 1:1

Many believe that to study the Word is to simply READ it and believe it.  But the Bible says to “Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth”. ~ 2 Timothy 2:15

Study is the application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading, investigation, or reflection;

Divide is to separate into parts, groups, sections, etc.;

Investigate is synonymous to scrutiny, exploration, examination, inquiry, research expressing the idea of an active effort to find out something;

Reflection  is a calm, lengthy, intent consideration;

2 Timothy 2:15 is an invitation to TEST the doctrine for validity and TRUTH. Dividing it however you need, to gain an understanding. Scrutinize it, Explore it, Examine it, Inquire about it, Research it and Reflect on your findings. One separates in order to examine the nature, the differences in the parts; to simplify, so as to understand the core, the heart; to understand the workings, the meaning and the function.  Continue reading “Discovering TRUTH”