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What’s Appealing About Right-Living? (Part 1)
Bible Text: Genesis 14:1-24 | Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: Genesis, What’s Appealing About Right-Living
1. The historicity of Genesis 14 was questioned until archaeologists found evidence supporting the content of the chapter. “This story, perhaps more than any other from patriarchal times, was challenged by liberal scholars for its historical value until recent years. The thinking was that kings as far away as lower Mesopotamia did not make military expeditions this far from home. However, archaeological research has prompted marked change in the viewpoint today. The facts of the story are now found to fit conditions of Abraham’s time.” (A Survey of Israel’s History,” p. 51).
2. The reliability of the Bible is verified by six lines of evidence illustrated by the acronym UFACTS: Unity & consistency, fulfilled prophecy, archaeology, canonicity, transmission, and self-testimony.
3. The Bible warns the believer against: friendship with the world (by “world” we mean the world system which is anti-God and under the control of Satan)(James 4:4); loving the world (1 John 2:15-17); and being conformed to the world (Romans 12:2).