2 Timothy 3:16-17, NIV: All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

Paul did not tell us that SOME scripture is God-breathed, but that ALL of it is. We cannot say we believe the Bible if we completely disregard the scriptures that escape our ability to understand them. To do so is no different than to pick up a Bible and begin ripping out page after page. Imagine how thick some Christian’s Bibles would be if comprised only of the scripture that they understand—or perhaps, have even read. A. W. Tozer tells us, “The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.” At times, it would seem that people are more intent on changing the scripture, than they are on having it change them. How sad that there are those who still seek to put word’s in God’s mouth, rather than taking His Word to heart.