The Importance of Bible Teaching

    Deuteronomy 33:8,10,11 About Levi he said, “ . . . They shall teach Jacob your ordinances, and Israel your law. They shall put incense before you, and whole burnt offering on your altar. The Lord, bless his skills. Accept the work of his hands. . . .”

    Malachi 2:7 For the priest’s lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth; for he is the messenger of the Lord of Armies.

    Matthew 23:34 Therefore behold, I send to you prophets, wise men, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify; and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city.

    Acts 8:29-31 The Spirit said to Philip, “Go near, and join yourself to this chariot.” Philip ran to him, and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, “Do you understand what you are reading?” He said, “How can I, unless someone explains it to me?” He begged Philip to come up and sit with him.

    Acts 13:1 Now in the assembly that was at Antioch there were some prophets and teachers . . .

    Acts 18:11 He lived there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.

    Romans 12:6-7 Having gifts differing according to the grace that was given to us . . . or he who teaches, to his teaching

    1 Timothy 4:6  . . . nourished in the words of the faith, and of the good doctrine which you have followed.

    1 Timothy 5:17 Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

    Titus 2:7  . . . in your teaching showing integrity, seriousness

    James 3:1 Let not many of you be teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive heavier judgment.




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