It is difficult to recall all of the evidence for the reliability of the bible in a conversation try focusing on these four areas for defending scripture. Foundation: the reliability of the bible (bible savvy series) [james l nicodem, nicholas perrin] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers can the bible be trusted do we even know how it was formed and how it got to us what makes this book so special questions. A christian apologetics ministry dedicated to demonstrating the historical reliability of the bible through archaeological and biblical research. Are you prepared to answer if a person should ask you why you trust the bible can you articulate how scripture communicates the very awe, mystery, passion, and power of god and how god's word is living, relevant, reliable, and historically trustworthy do you believe that god not only used. It has only been in recent years that there has been a challenge to the historical validity of the bible what is interesting is that more and more there is archaeological proof to the historical accuracy of the bible there is something that is unique about the bible compared to any. By micahel runyan ~ c hristianity and many other religions are stuck on a book a book that can't be added to, subtracted from, or chan.
In reference to the bible, reliability has to do with whether or not what it contains - from ideas to history to geography and more - is trustworthy or not if, for instance is the bible reliable based on the evidence. Did constantine corrupt the bible (perhaps at council of nicaea) are bible versions reliable what can we learn about bible reliability from the kjv. There are numerous articles and books that suggest or directly challenge the reliability of the christian bible read this message for thoughts on this subject. But how do we know the bible is true isn't it just a collection of stories and myths even if it contains some history, is there any way we can trust it completely the reliability and truth of the bible does our view of the bible matter. One such commonly held belief is that the bible of christianity has been corrupted over time and thus is no longer reliable as the word of god the reliability of today's bible is in serious question christianity reliability of scripture. Historical reliability of the bible this is the text of a talk given by michael actis-grande on nov 17, 2009 as part of the questioning christianity seminar and discussion sponsored by disciplemakers, penn state university.
What makes the bible so unique 1 the bible is unique in its amazing consistency and unity the bible - old and new testaments - was written by 40 different authors over a 5,000 year period it contains many different kinds of books historical works legal documents poetry biography prophecy. The reliability of the bible sermon, the reliability of the bible sermon by scott kircher takes you through - 2 timothy 3:16 apologetics the bible sermons. One of the great benefits of the articles in found in the hcsb study bible is the high academic quality of the content these articles aren\'t fluff they are seminary-lecture-quality articles last week\'s.
If the critics of the bible dismiss the new testament as reliable information, then they must also dismiss the reliability of the writings of plato, aristotle, caesar, homer, etc. The reliability of the bible how firm a foundation, part 2 what the bible claims to be what inspiration is, and is not - revelation, inspiration and illumination note: video is unavailable for this sermon listen to sermon. Reliability of the bible found in: why should i trust the bible, bible on trial dvd, faith alive bible/concordia complete bible handbook for students.
Although atheists claim that the bible has been changed over the centuries, corrupted through copying, or that it was just made-up by the disciples however, the history of the bible shows that the bible has been preserved as originally written and is the word of god. Question: is the bible reliable answer: using the same criteria by which we judge other historical works, not only is the bible reliable, it is more reliable than any other comparable writings reliability is a question of truthfulness and accurate copying writings that are historically and. Manuscript support for the bible's reliability by ron rhodes manuscript evidence for the new testament there are more than 24,000 partial and complete manuscript copies of the new testament.
Use m-a-p-s to guide you through bible reliability: manuscripts, archaeology, prophecy, statistics have you tried to show someone the historical reliability of the scriptures, and not known where to start a quick trip to your local well-stocked christian bookstore likely will overwhelm you. The reliability and trustworthiness of scripture introduction what we are establishing here is the historical reliability of the scripture, and its inspiration. A special challenge for assessing the historicity of the bible is sharply differing perspectives on the relationship between narrative history and theological meaning the historical reliability of the acts of the apostles. In caleb's sermon yesterday on why do we believe the bible he mentioned a list of recommended resources on the reliability of the bible here they are: books bauckham, richard 2006 jesus and the eyewitnesses: the gospels as eyewitness testimony wm b eerdmans publishing company. Why can christians fully trust in the reliability of the scriptures simon gathercole and peter williams discuss everything from ancient manuscripts to monuments and how these items testify to faithful transmission of the scriptures.