5- Bibliology (The study of the Bible) Pastor Waseem Khokhar


LAHORE EVANGELICAL MINISTRY PAKISTAN (Systematic Theology Lesson # 5)
Bibliology?
“The study of the Bible”
1. The word Bible is from the Gr. word biblia, meaning books. The term the books (ta Biblia in Gr.) occurs in Daniel 9:2.
2. The Bible came to be termed such by Clement in the middle of the 2nd century; he called the sacred writings ta Biblia-The Books.
3. Jerome’s name for the Bible (4th century) was The Divine Library.
4. In the 13th century The Books by common consent became The Book-The Bible.
5. Basic information before leaving earth

Nine Ways the Bible Was Given
1. Audible voice of God (Exodus 19:19; Deut. 5; Matthew 3:16-17; John 12:28)
2. Angels (Acts 7:38; Hebrews 2:2)
3. Prophets (Acts 3:21; Hebrews 1:1)
4. Jesus Christ (Hebrews 1:1; Rev. 1)
5. Apostles (Acts 1:2; Ephes. 4)
6. Visions (Isaiah 6; Daniel 7-8; Ezekiel 1)
7. Dreams (Daniel 2; Matthew 1:20; Matthew 2:12)
8. Revelation (see Revelation)
9. Inspiration (2 Tim. 3:15-17)

Purpose of the Bible (2 Tim 3:16-17)

1. [Profitable] Greek: ophelimos to convince men of truth. Translated “profitable” (2 Tim. 3:16;
2. [Doctrine] Greek: didaskalia teaching (1 Tim. 4:13)
3. [Reproof] Greek: elengchos, (2 Tim. 3:16) and evidence
4. [Correction] Greek: epanorthosis , to restore things to their proper use, and place, correcting false theories and practices. Only here.
5. [Instruction] Greek: paideia, (§Ephes. 6:4). It means the schooling of mankind in true scriptural righteousness, perfecting the man of God, and filling him with power for all good works (2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Tim. 2:19-21).

Languages of the Bible

1. The O.T. was written in Hebrew. with the exception of Ezra 4:8-6:18; Ezra 7:12-26; Jeremiah 10:11; Daniel 2:4-7:28, These passages were written in Aramaic
2. The N.T. was the common (Hellenistic) Greek or Hebrew-Greek,
3. The Bible is now printed in over 1,100 languages and dialects.
4. In 1500 A.D. it had been printed in 14 languages.
5. In 1600 – about 40 languages.
6. In 1800 – about 72 languages.
7. In 1900 – about 567 languages.
8. In 1937 – about 1,000 languages
9. In 1970 – about 1500 languages.
10. In 1997 – to date, at least partially translated in more than 2100 languages.

Bible Chronology
Encyclopedias, give a total of 6,216 years between the creation of Adam and 2015, as follows:

• Adam to the flood of Noah (Genesis 5) 1,656
• Flood to call of Abraham at 75 years of age
• (Genesis 11:10-12:5) 427
• Abraham to exodus (Exodus 12:40;
• Galatians 3:17; note, § Genesis 15:15) 430
• Exodus to Christ’s ministry
• (see Dispensation of Law) 1,718
• From Christ’s ministry
• (about A.D. 30 to 2015) 1,985
• …………………………………………………………. ———————–
• Total-Adam to 2015 6,216

Divisions of the Bible (O T =5/39)
1) 5 The Pentateuch (Genesis to Deuteronomy)
2) 12 Historical books (Joshua to Esther)
3) 5 Poetical books (Job to Song of Solomon)
4) 5 books of the major prophets (Isa to Daniel)
5) 12 books of the minor prophets:(Hosea to Mal)

Divisions of the Bible (N T =5/27)

1) The Four gospels- (Matt to John)
2) The historical book: (Acts of the apostles)
3) The fourteen Pauline epistles:(Romans to Hebrews)
4) The seven general epistles:( James to Jude)
5) The Prophetical book: (Revelation)

The nine dispensational divisions of the Bible:

1. Dispensation of Angels (Genesis 1:1-2)
2. Dispensation of Innocence (Genesis 2:15-3:21)
3. Dispensation of Conscience (Genesis 3:22-8:14)
4. Dispensation of Human Govt. (Genesis 8:15-11:32)
5. Dispensation of Promise (Genesis 12:1-Exodus 12:37)
6. Dispensation of Law (Exodus 12:38-Matthew 2:23)
7. Dispensation of Grace (Matthew 3:1-Rev. 19:10)
8. Dispensation of Divine Government-the Millennium (Rev. 19:11-20:15)
9. Dispensation of the Redeemed and faithful Angels (Rev. 21:1-22:5)
Bible Statistics

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3 Comments

  1. Waris Kamal says:

    Thanks a lot Sir. May God bless you abundantly forever and ever Amen! HalleluYah

  2. Bible study Telugu by Pastor Vijaya Raju Banka says:

    Nice teaching Pastor. Can you send me the notes to my email id? My email id –
    vijaybms235@gmail.com

  3. elma hanif says:

    Zabardast teaching God bless you