The Expository Files

The Bible - God's Only Inspired Book

Inspiration and Reliability of the Bible

How the Writings Became Scripture Why So Many Translations? How We Got The New Testament What About All Those Mistakes In The Bible? The Authenticity of the Gospel of John
The New Testament: History's Verdict Archaeology and "The House of David" Daniel 9:24-27 - The Messiah and Jerusalem: The Amazing Prophecy of Daniel Inspiration and Revelation Our Trip to the Oriental Institute
What is the Gospel of Judas? The Faulty History of the DaVinci Code Luke 1:1-4 - Certainty  The Early Church and the Development of the New Testament 1 Timothy 6:3-5 - Attention Pulpit & Pew
If God Wrote a Book Tell Us Again, Rufus, About Your Dad The Walls and the Bible 1 Kings 22 - Four Attitudes Toward Truth 
Rufus, Tell Us Again About Your Father
Colossians 4:16 - Paul’s Letter to the Laodiceans - Is it Lost? New Testament Textual Criticism: Why It Matters The Gospel: From Oral Tradition to the Written Text Canonicity and the “Missing” Books of the Bible The "Church Fathers" and Their Testimony
New Testament Documents – Date and Authorship The Earliest New Testament Manuscripts The Nomina Sacra Luke-1-1-4 - Luke's Prologue Close-up The Copyists: their Work and Goals
Dealing with Textual Variation Editions of the Greek New Testament The English Translators: Their Work and Goals The Integrity Of The New Testament Remembering Babylon
Our New Book - "The Integrity of the New Testament" Inspiration John 6:12-13 - Guided Into All Truth 1 Corinthians 2 - The Direct Activity of the Holy Spirit in Revelation Isaiah 7-8 - A Virgin Shall Conceive
Waving Our Bibles? 2 Timothy 3:16-17 -Breathed Out By God      

Purpose of the Bible

John 5:39-40 - "You Search the Scriptures" Ephesians 3:1-7 -  The Revelation Of The Mystery Psalm 119:44-47 - "So Shall I Keep Your Law Continually" Hosea 4:6 -  A Basic Need: Trust in and Knowledge of The Bible 2 Timothy 4:1-5 - What Was Timothy Charged to Do?
Mark 12:18-27 - The Truth About How To Find The Truth 1 Timothy 1:5-16 - The Purpose of God's Word "Buy The Truth And Do Not Sell It" The Seed is the Word of God 1 John 2 - "The Anointing" In First John 2
Because I Believe 1 Corinthians 2:1-16 - Who Has The Mind Of Christ? Hebrews 4:12  - The Powerful Word Of God Hebrews 1:1-4 - Do You Know Him? 2 Timothy 3:16,17 - What Kind of Book is This?
Law and Liberty  Godspel      

Understanding and Profiting From the Bible

Context The Fruit At The Top Of The Tree Inductive Bible Study On The Use Of Bible Commentaries Handling Accurately the Word of Truth
Misreading Prophecy Bible Study Opportunities Context: Just A Couple Of Points Nehemiah 8:8 - They Read in the Book…and Gave the Sense Galatians 3:24 - The Tutor Taught Well
2 Peter 1:20 - No Prophecy of Scripture is of Private Interpretation 2 Peter 1:20 - Not a Matter of “One's Own Interpretation”? Take Some Confidence in the Simple Acts 17:11 - Are There Any Bereans Today? Understanding The Significant Past
Learning Under Pressure The Bible's Format and Organization  Bible Reading & Study, Like Traveling The Book of Revelation Will the Shadow Do?
The Meaning of the Words   How Well Are We Learning the Bible? The Gospel: Fundamental Facts Introduced Successfully Investigating the Word of God The Value of Vertical Comparisons
1 Timothy 4:13 - “Give Attention To Reading” Take the Journey Hebrews - Hebrews: A Solidifier of Faith How To Study the Bible Instruction
What Kind of Bible? How To Study the Bible Bible Kowledge 2 Timothy3:15 - Failed Study Productive Bible Reading
Systematic Bible Study        

The Bible - Miscellaneous

Passion of Christ - A Review "According To Tradition..." Who Was King James? Stranger and Stranger There Is A Difference
Whatever Happened To . . . PLAIN OLD BIBLES? Romans 8:14-16 - The Spirit Himself Bears Witness Introduction to Galatians The Betrayer and the Betrayed Joel 1:1-3:21 - Survey of Joel
Jeremiah 31:31-34 - The Old and New Covenants The Single Resource For Relevance The First Epistle of John When You Rely Only On The Word of God...
The Oldest Book Ever Written
Mark 1:1-8 - Mark's Gospel Begins 2 Peter 3:15-16 - Distorting Scripture 1 Samuel  Jesus and the Written Word