The Word of God or the Word of Man? 1 Thess. 2:13

Gregory Harris | November 23, 2015

First Thessalonians 2:13 separates and distinguishes between the Word of God
and the word of man. Such doctrine is not a biblical mystery; neither its origin nor
terminus occur in 1 Thess 2:13. Also, the reception and continued working of God’s
holy Word in the lives of the Thessalonian believers gave clear indication that they
qualified as “the good soil,” of which Jesus had taught.

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Gregory Harris Professor of Bible Exposition B.A., Campbell University M.A., North Carolina Central University M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary Th.M., Talbot Theological Seminary Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary While pursuing his graduate and post-graduate education, Dr. Harris was actively involved in pastoring various churches in California and Texas. In 1989, following the completion of his doctoral studies, he joined the faculty of Washington Bible College, a position he held for seven years. Then for ten years, Dr. Harris taught at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, teaching Bible and Greek. He continues to serve as an international faculty member of the Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary in Amman, and maintains an ongoing conference and pulpit ministry. Dr. Harris has also completed short-term graduate study at the Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem. He is the author of The Cup and the Glory , The Darkness and the Glory, and The Stone and the Glory and numerous journal articles, and is an active participant in scholarly societies. He joined the TMS family in 2006 and also teaches as an adjunct professor at The Master's College. Dr. Harris is the teaching pastor at Lake Hills Community Church in Castaic, CA. Find more information about Dr. Harris and his ministry at

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