Confucius is wholly Chinese as Socrates is wholly Greek. I do not believe in hereditary guilt. For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. Christianity developed through religious hate. This unity is unique from all other books and is evidence of the divine origin of the words which God moved men to record. Hundreds of years and in some cases over a thousand years beforecertain events took place, the Bible made precise predictions concerning those events. For the word of God is living and active.
Look at the history of Israel. Our minds must be saturated with the Scripture. A glory gilds the sacred page, Majestic like the sun. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. A proper approach to the Bible involves recognizing that we cannot understand all that the Scriptures reveal, but what we are able to understand is beautifully harmonized and is the only accurate source of knowledge about God and faith in Him.
From en and ergon; active, operative. The Holy Spirit is the unifier of the sixty-six books, determining its harmonious consistency. These books were accepted as canonical mainly because of traditional use. Scholars can determine approximate dates of biblical manuscripts by the material used to write on, the style of writing, historical references in the text, etc. And God has preserved the record for us in the Bible. Delivering the people of Israel from Egypt revealed the righteous acts of the Lord, according to Micah 6:5.
Paisley Seven Reasons Why I Believe in --- by Dr. Our Lord did all this by both His acts John 2:11 and His words Matt. Reverence for the New Testament accompanied by scepticism as to the Old appears to us absurd. He, having created us, loves us deeply. These are things that we could not have known had God not divinely revealed them to us in the Bible.
But God has revealed Himself even more extensively. I will begin with Genesis 19. Further, this diversity extends to their particular language. In view of this surely we canbut say that the God who made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on the faceof the earth hath also made one Book for all nations of men who dwell on the faceof the earth. I know they have sworn not to think about the Bible, not to judge--but only to believe.
We do not need such a God in our modern world. Not only by the ordinary Christian believers and clergymen, but by those scholars who have spent their entire lives studying the scriptures. This fact is evenmore remarkable when we consider that the Hebrew was the most exclusive and continuesto be the most exclusive race on the face of the earth, and that the Bible writerswere characteristically dominated with this Jewish exclusivism. They have silenced all opposing facts and opinions. What does the fulfillment of prophecy prove about the Old Testament? Humanity has outgrown its own productionsbut the fact that humanity has never yet grown up to the Bible proves that it isdivine. God has provided ways that we can know these books are from Him. There are other kinds of evidence that the Bible is true.
Let Revelation's glories shine, And spread from sea to sea; Till reason stoops to faith divine, And owns her sovereign sway. Other prophecies concern the coming of One who would be the Messiah, the Savior of all who would believe in Him. How did God tell the human authors what to write? And by so doing you will help to dispel the dark cloud of priestly superstition, popish idolatry and papal tyranny encircling our land. He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. Torrey once issued a challenge, a challenge which on one was able to accept.
The Bible made several prophecies of the complete destruction of cities. Therefore we can trust the Bible as our authority for faith and conduct. Once the God idea was established in a tribe it was passed along from generation to generation, the children were taught to believe as the parents believed, and the children's children were in turn taught to believe. Our only concern is that every individual must have the liberty to decide just what he, or she, can and will believe. It endangers our modern world, it prevents intellectual maturity and limits the scope of our thoughts to primitive legends. Because of its offensive message, which in contrast to every other religion humbles man's ability to save himself and provides the need for God's grace instead Ephesians 2:8-9 , the Bible has endured more attacks and attempts to eliminate it than any other book in history. The scene to me was appalling, and I wished to leave at once.
Five Rules by which the Truthfulness and Supernaturalness of any Prophecy canbe Demonstrated. As both these views dethronethe whole idea of a real divine revelation I reject them. The other half was destroyed and exiled during the Babylonian rule 586 B. When you read and study the Bible for increased learning, you are feeding yourself with direct anointed words from God Almighty Himself. The wars of the Jews with their many terriblesieges fulfil in every detail the awful predictions here made. The alternativeto accepting the Bible is a potent argument in favour of the divine origin of theBook.
Which is true — Luke or Acts? This is what is known as verbal inspiration. God would not permit it! In unity these books teach the triunity of God, the deity of Jesus Christ, the personality of the Holy Spirit, the fall and depravity of man, as well as salvation by grace. They were the thinkers and the law-givers. Most skeptics are rightly cautious of this approach. There is not an experience known to the pilgrims of this planet for which the Bible has not a word either of direction or correction. The Bible is literally filled with detailed prophecies that have been fulfilled with 100% accuracy.