2 edition of Is the Bible the word of God? found in the catalog.
Is the Bible the word of God?
W. Graham Scroggie
|Statement||by W. Graham Scroggie.|
|LC Classifications||BS480 .S27 1922|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||121 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||121|
The Word possesses godlike attributes. “The Word was a god,” or “was divine.” (John ; An American Translation) Jesus is “the reflection of God’s glory and the exact representation of his very being.” —Hebrews 1: 2, 3. The Word rules as a king. The Bible states that on the head of the Word of God are “many royal headbands.”. If you mean by “word of God” that God has dictated the Bible word by word to a human scribe, then certainly not. While other religious “books” such as the Qur’an of the Muslims claim that its content represents, god’s infallible speech dictated to.
When we read about “the Word” (logos) in scriptures we’ve been conditioned to think about a book, or more accurately a collection of books, that is, the Bible. But the early readers of the New Testament wouldn’t have had the same bias. Importance of the Word of God In Our Lives. As Christians it's important to seek the will of God and to stick to it. How do we do this? We must turn to the "Word of God" and the Holy Spirit in prayer. The Bible is an incredible book of history and facts that proves that there is a God that created all things.
IS THE BIBLE THE WORD OF GOD? Dr. Eugene Stock has said, “When I was a boy, I read a story which showed me the different ways in which we can be sure that this great library of Sacred Books, which we call the Bible, is really the Word of God, his Revelation to mankind. OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 18 cm: Contents: It seems to be --The history of the book-the external evidence --The contents of the book-the internal evidence --It claims to be --The Old Testament --The New Testament --It proves to be --The wtiness of the individual to the Bible --The witness of Christianity to the sibility: by W. Graham Scroggie.
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The Bible is often referred to as the Word of God. The Word of God tells us that it was God who inspired the 40 + people who wrote it, so that the things they wrote came from God himself (2 Timothy ).
But for those who are not Christians, this may be hard to accept. Is the Bible the word of God? book Third, from Genesis to Revelation, the Bible reads as one book. And there is incredible unity to the Bible. The Bible is one book, and yet it is made up of 66 books, was written by at least 40 different authors over a period of about years, in 13 different countries and on.
Another amazing work by Mr. Ahmed Deedat (may Allah's mercy be upon his soul). Concise and to the point. Explains very well why the Bible is not in its entirety God's word, pointing out interpolations, editings, and fabrications, using internal evidence and Christian by: 3.
The Bible is a spiritual book, so the Spirit must work for us to see it for what it is. Our arguments may not always convince the skeptics, but that does not mean our arguments are invalid. God has provided ways that we can know these books are from Him. He is the author of Read the Bible for a Change: Understanding and Responding to God's Word, Swallowing Jonah: Strategies for Reading Biblical Narratives, and has contributed chapters to the Starting Point Study Bible and Preaching to a Shifting Culture.3/5(3).
The only answer is that the Bible is of divine origin. The Bible's unique authority and power is another internal evidence for its divine origin.
This power is revealed by the millions of lives that have been changed by it over the course of human history. Martyrs have given their lives up to preserve its truth. answers Why is the Bible, and Not Other Religious Books, the Word of God.
By Tim Burns Guest Writer. – The Christian Bible is a history book and many other history books exist. The Bible comments on a belief system which promises the practitioner peace and a better life. What It Means To Be God’s Word.
John says the Bible is God’s voice: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” This means that when we read the Bible we are hearing from God directly.
Just because we can’t see God doesn’t mean we can’t sit with Him daily. Every word of the Bible is “God. If the Bible is the Word of God, then to dismiss it is to dismiss God Himself. The fact that God gave us the Bible is an evidence and illustration of His love for us.
The term “revelation” simply means that God communicated to mankind what He is like and how we can have a. Many books have claimed to be the Word of God or divine. In addition to the Bible, various groups have claimed divine inspiration for the Apocrypha, Book of Mormon, Qur'an, and other works.
How do we know the Bible is the Word of God. First, we must read it to determine if its facts are accurate. For example, the Book of Mormon claims people. "Conservative Christianity affirms the idea of "Biblical Inerrancy;" that is, the Bible is the literal, Divinely-inspired Word of God.
Whether or not they accept the scholarly consensuses on authorship of specific books (and some do not) they do believe that these authors' pens were guided by the hand of God, and thus the bible is in a sense.
The Bible contains the books that God’s people have been using, trusting, reading, and applying for thousands of years. And that testimony should be given its due weight. In the end, these three reasons provide a great basis for believing that the Scriptures are the Word of God.
Is the Bible Really the Word of God. (Book) Watch Tower Publications Index Speaking of the Bible as “a phenomenon which is explainable in but one way—it is the word of God,” the late Dr. Lewis Sperry Chafer wrote, “It is not such a book as man would write if he could, or could write if he would.” 22 It is beyond the scope of man’s capacity to write a book like the Bible under the conditions describes above.
Mormons believe that God revealed himself in the Bible but also in their Book of Mormon, a history of the early peoples of the Western hemisphere. Joseph Smith translated the book from golden plates that he claimed to have received from the angel Moroni. THE BIBLE – “The Bible is the Word of God” 4 4.
Much of the Old Testament is composed of numerous direct quotations from God. Almost half (48%) of the Book of Exodus is composed of direct quotations from God, and the expression, “God spoke these words” occurs times in that book.
The Bible Is the Word of God Although we have faith that the Bible really is the Word of God, it is not a “blind” faith or a mere assumption. It is something we can know for certain. Is the Bible the Word of God. “All Scripture is inspired of God and beneficial for teaching, for reproving, for setting things straight, for disciplining in righteousness, that the man of God may be fully competent, completely equipped for every good work.” — 2 TIMOTHY The Bible so far outshines every competing source for being God’s revelation that if it is not God’s Word, it would seem impossible to choose among the leftovers.
If the Bible is not God’s Word, then we have been left with no clear criteria by which to know what might be. The word "Bible" is of Greek origin, being derived from "ta biblia", meaning "the books." In the course of time "biblia," a neuter plural, started to be rendered as a feminine singular, and in that way "the books" came to be spoken of as "the book." The Bible is not a book but a collection of books of scripture.
The Old Testament and the New. Here’s an excerpt from Is the Bible the Word of God?, Michael Kruger’s contribution to the August issue of Tabletalk. When it comes to the truth of the Bible, modern people often think like George Gershwin: “The things that you’re liable to read in the Bible, it ain’t necessarily so.”Author: Nathan W.
Bingham.God is unconditional love. Any time one acts out of the parameters of unconditional love, she resides in a Godless place: Hell (the absence of God). If there is any word of King James's Bible that is not in alignment with the nature of God, I will cast it far : Alexander Barron.
The Bible is a sealed book; and can only be understood by divine intervention. (Luke ) “Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the Scriptures ” But what kind of people are those who will not (in any manner) understand.