1. The Study Tool-II Timothy 2:15 (King James Version)
a. What to do-"Study"
b. Why do it-"To shew thyself appproved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed"...
c. How to do it-"Rightly dividing the word of truth"
2. Three Needed Time Elements to Understand
a. "Time Past"-Ephesians 2:11-Who you were before Jesus Christ chose and sent your apostle (Paul) to give unto you the "Grace" message-Ephesians 3:1; Colossians 1:25
b. "But Now"-Ephesians 2:13-Who you are now if you have trusted the gospel of your salvation-1 Corinthians 15:1-4; Ephesians 1:13
c. "Ages to Come"-Ephesians 2:7-God's future purpose for the "Body of Christ"
3. Two Needed Programs to Understand
a. Prophecy-(Peter) Acts 3:18-21-"The things that have been spoken by the mouth of all His holy prophets since the world began".....("Made Known")
b. Mystery-(Paul)-Romans 16:25-"Revelation of the Mystery"-"Kept secret since the world began"....("Not Made Known")
4. The Doctrine to Understand and Follow-"Mystery"
a. Paul's doctrine, given to him for us by the risen and ascended Lord Jesus Christ- (Romans-Philemon)
5. The Doctrine for Your Learning-"Prophecy"
a. Israel's doctrine, given to them by the prophets, apostles and Jesus Christ during his earthly ministry (Genesis-Malachi, Mark, Luke, John, Acts 1-7, Hebrews, Revelations)
If your preacher, pastor or teacher does not understand this simple outline of Right Division, he will keep you from understanding God’s word to you during this dispensation of grace in which we are living.
Please find a preacher, pastor or teacher that will teach you the word of truth Rightly Divided from a Kings James Version Bible.