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The inspiration of Holy Scripture, its nature and proof

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As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set. Second, the unity of the Bible is a proof of its inspiration. It was written by about 40 authors over an approximately 1,year period in three languages on three continents.

Its authors ranged from kings to shepherds and scholars to fishermen, yet offer a consistent theme regarding key teachings. Proof of Divine InspirationBiblical inspiration is defined as the work of the Holy Spirit by which, without setting aside their personalities and literary or humanfaculties, God so guided the authors of Scripture as to enable them to write exactly the words which convey His truth to men, and in doing so preserved their judgements from error.

the Holy Scriptures. Introduction. Christianity is the religion of a Book. Christianity is based upon the impregnable rock of Holy Scripture. The starting point of all doctrinal discussion must be the Bible.

Upon the foundation of the Divine inspiration of the Bible stands or. T he Bible is God’s revelation of Himself and His plan to man. While the Bible is a book it is more than a book.

It sets itself apart from all other books in the same way Jesus’ feeding the 5, is set apart from an ordinary meal. Inspiration is the doctrine of God the Holy Spirit’s superintending work in transmitting truth through. Scripture Profitable Things Rebuke Communication Correction God, Revelation Of Instruction The Holy Spirit, And Scripture Sanctification, Nature And Basis Being A Perfect Christian Inspiration Of The Holy Spirit, Nature Of God, Will Of Awesome God The Biblical Canon Scripture, Purpose Of Being A Witness Inspiration God Equipping For Good Works.

King James Bible’s Inspiration Part 1 It’s Alive.

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“The Word of God, Which Liveth and Abideth Forever” 1 Peter Part 2 Linguistic Proof “the Spirit speaketh expressly ” (1 Tim. ) ‘God’s Spirit’ more correct than ‘God-breathed’ Part 3 Historical Opposition Calvinist B.B. Warfield first to move locus of. The Bible says of itself that its writing was never man's idea or written by his impulses or intelligence.

God chose which men to write and selected what they would write. The Bible says that it is not only a book about religion written by pious men, but the very communication between God and man. Philo (from 20 B.C. to A.D. 40) speaks of the “sacred books”, “sacred word”, and of “most holy scripture” (De vita Moysis, iii, §23).

The testimony of Flavius Josephus (A.D. ) is still more characteristic: it is in his writings that the word inspiration (6rlirvoca) is met for the first time. The Bible claims to be inspired of God.

This is easily seen by anyone who takes the time to examine the text of this ancient book. The fact that such a claim is made, would not, of course, guarantee the genuineness of the assertion.

Many documents feign inspiration (e.g. The Book of Mormon) that are clearly impious frauds. The unity of the Bible is just one more amazing proof of the divine inspiration and authority of the Bible. EXTERNAL EVIDENCE. In our study on the authority of the Bible, we have studied the internal evidences, which are found within the Bible itself.

Except for the unity of the Bible, most of these arguments are subjective in nature. Question: "Is there proof for the inspiration of the Bible?" Answer: Here are some evidences that the Bible is inspired (God-breathed), as declared in 2 Timothy 1) Fulfilled prophecy.

God spoke to men telling them of things He would bring about in the future. Some of them have already occurred. Others have not. A Clear and Concise Proof of the Divine Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures.

"THERE are four grand and powerful arguments which strongly induce us to believe that the Bible must be from God; they are, (a.) miracles, (b.) prophecies, (c.) the goodness of the doctrine, and (d.) the moral character of the writers.

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Therefore, even though we can see some surface issues, we can still very easily see evidence of its inspiration. Prophecy. One of the greatest proofs of the Bible's inspiration is prophecy. Following are some of the prophecies of both secular and religious fulfillment. In other words, the first section deals with prophecies of the secular world.

Voted one of Christianity Today's Books of the Year; In Holy Scripture, Donald G. Bloesch sets out the pivotal evangelical doctrines of the Bible's revelation, inspiration and interpretation.

Wishing to "defend the orthodox evangelical faith from its friends as well as its enemies," Bloesch provocatively argues against both evangelical rationalism and liberal s: 5.

SACRED SCRIPTURE, ITS INSPIRATION AND DIVINE INTERPRETATION toher on The inspiration of Holy Scripture its nature and proof. In 2 PeterPeter explicitly denies that the Scriptures were written "by an act of human will." The motivation to write Scripture came rather from the Holy Spirit, as we have seen.

Scripture originated when "men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God." That is, the Spirit impelled them to write, and they wrote only words that came from God. As we meditate and consider its truth, our spirits and souls find nourishment. We become established and enriched in every experience of life by living according to God’s perspective.

The Bible is the Book for everyone. It is revelation, inspiration, and communication of the Person and plan of the eternal, living, and powerful God. No prophecy of scripture ever comes about by the prophet’s own imagination, for no prophecy was ever borne of human impulse; rather, men carried along by the Holy Spirit spoke from God (2 Peter ).

These two short paragraphs give a definition of the Christian concept of the inspiration of Scripture. All Scripture is given by God.

9 The saintly Rutherford, who speaks of the Scriptures as a more sure word than a direct oracle from heaven, 10 and Baxter, who affirms that "all that the holy writers have recorded is true (and no falsehood in the Scriptures but what is from the errors of scribes and translators)," 11 hand down this supreme trust in the Scripture word to our.

First, we will consider inspiration. a few days ago, we briefly studied 2 Timothy –17, which is probably the most important single biblical text on the inspiration of Scripture. There we read that the words of Scripture have been breathed out by the lord but not to the exclusion of human instrumentality.

“Let the man who would hear God speak, read Holy Scriptures.” “The Holy Spirit himself and God, the Creator of all things, is the Author of this book.” “But be assured that no one will make a doctor of the Holy Scripture save only the Holy Ghost from heaven.” “There is not a word in the Bible which is extra cruem, which can be.

It is antecedently unreasonable to suppose that a book so complex, so unsystematic, in parts so obscure, the outcome of so many minds, times, and places, should be given us from above without the safeguard of some authority; as if it could possibly from the nature of the case, interpret itself.

Its inspiration does but guarantee its truth, not. Scripture Admonition, Of Christians Reading Faith, As A Body Of Beliefs Scripture Teaching The Inspiration Of Scripture discipline, divine Divine Profits Studying The Bible Advice, From God Teachers Confusion Profitable Things Rebuke Communication Bible God, Revelation Of Instruction The Holy Spirit, And Scripture Sanctification, Nature And.

Chapter 1 - The Holy Scriptures. The Holy Scriptures are the only sufficient, certain, and infallible standard of all saving knowledge, faith, and obedience.

1 The light of nature and the works of creation and providence so clearly demonstrate the goodness, wisdom, and power of God that people are left without excuse; however, these demonstrations are not sufficient to give the knowledge of. Seventh-day Adventist approaches to theology are affected by the level of authority accorded the writings of Ellen ream Adventists believe that White had the spiritual gift of prophecy, but that her writings are subject to testing by the Bible, which has ultimate authority.

According to one church document, "her expositions on any given Bible passage offer an inspired guide to the. Criticism of the Bible is an interdisciplinary field of study concerning the factual accuracy of the claims and the moral tenability of the commandments made in the Bible, the holy book of considered to be the perfect word of God by devout Christians (and the Jewish parts by devout Jews), scholars and scientists have endeavored for centuries to scrutinise the texts to.The Bible’s insight into human nature and the solutions it provides to our fallen condition are also evidence of its divine source.

In addition, the Bible’s honesty about the weaknesses of even its heroes is evidence that it isn’t just a human book.In this excerpt from my book, The Evangelical and The Open Theist, I discuss the nature of Scripture. Photo by Chris Yarzab is licensed under CC This content uses referral links.

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes. What follows, with minor modifications, is an excerpt from my book The Evangelical and The Open Theist. At the core of evangelical theology lies a distinct understanding of.