F God inspired the Bible, then understanding the biblical message is critically important. As theologian Wayne Grudem says, “all the words in Scripture are God’s words in such a way that to disbelieve or disobey any word of Scripture is to disbelieve or disobey God.” Can there be anything more vital for a Christian?
HE history of the Bible is drenched in blood and reeks of burning flesh. It was written mostly by persecuted authors who often risked their lives penning God’s inspired message. But the bloodshed doesn’t end with the martyrdom of prophets and apostles. Those who possessed, copied, and translated God’s Word have often done so at the risk of life and livelihood.
AVE you ever just hit a brick wall in trying to understand something in the Bible? Me too. Here’s some things to do when you get stuck.
It is idolatry to make the Bible the foundation of your faith. That’s what one Christian leader said in recent history. It’s also a trend in popular apologetics. Is this a good way to talk about the Christian faith?
hy do you believe the Bible? There’s no other book you are trusting for your life, your ultimate salvation, wisdom for the small decisions you make every day, as well as, the really big decisions that set the trajectory and scope of your life. It’s a question you should consider. There are a lot of reasons I believe the Bible. Here are five.