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The concept of authority seldom appears in the Old Testament. It is used predominantly in the New Testament, where the word exousia [ ejxousiva] functions in at least four ways. First, authority is the freedom to decide or a right to act without hindrance. All such authority begins with God, for there is no authority except from God (Rom ). In Matthew , Jesus states that the Law and the Prophets referring to the Old Testament is authoritative and imperishable. Throughout His ministry, Jesus made clear His teachings, corrections, and actions were consistent with the Old Testament. He also judged others teachings and traditions by the Old Testament.
He pioneered a view of biblical inspiration and authority which remains widely held today by many Reformed and evangelical Christians. Revelation and Inspiration contains ten of Warfield’s most influential articles on the subject, as well as two appendices—one on the divine origin of the Bible and the other on the canonicity of the New. The term canon of scripture means the complete collection of books which are regarded as of Divine authority. The word canon in Greek means a straight rod, rule or measure. As applied to the Bible it means the rules by which certain books were declared as inspired and accepted as such.
It enjoys divine authority and prestige as the Bible of the indivisible Church of the first eight centuries. It constitutes the Old Testament, the official text of our Orthodox Church and remains the authentic text by which the official translations of the Old Testament of the other sister Orthodox Churches were made; it was the divine. the Divine inspiration of the Bible stands or falls the entire edifice of Christian truth.—“If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?” (Ps. ). Surrender the dogma of verbal inspiration and you are left like a rudderless ship on a stormy sea—at the mercy of every wind that blows.
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Holy Scripture Verified: or the Divine Authority of the Bible Confirmed by an Appeal to Facts of Science, HistoryAuthor: George Redford. As a result, apocalyptic writing as a class of literature is generally recognized as unreliable, lacking credibility and having no legitimate claim to divine authority.
Regrettably, far too many scholars and critics place the book of Revelation, the Apocalypse of the Bible, in the same class. The divine authority of the Scriptures. will surely be impressed by the fact that this is no ordinary book.
It has been preserved against all odds, both as a volume and in the purity of its contents. The Massoretic Text (OT) and the Majority Text (or Textus Receptus of the Koine Greek of the NT) today represent the pure and undefiled text. The unity of the Bible is just one more amazing proof of the divine inspiration and authority of the Bible.
Archaeology. We've studied the testimony of Jesus, prophecy, and the unity of the Bible as providing supernatural confirmation of the divine inspiration of the Bible.
Another line of evidence is archaeology. THE DIVINE AUTHORITY AND SUFFICIENCY OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION. " Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldst send him to my father's house, for I have five brethren, that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets ; let them hear them. The Bible is authoritative for us because it is from God and about God.
This is one reason why Baptists often refer to the Bible as our sole written authority. God is our ultimate authority. The Holy Spirit inspired persons to write the Bible so that, as The Baptist Faith & Message states.
Christianity is based on the Bible which Christians accept as their final authority because they believe it to be inspired by God.
Thus, our first topic for study is the basis for this belief. Why do Christians believe the Bible to be a Book inspired by God. Our answer is found in the Bible itself.
The Bible Claims To Be A Revelation Of God. In summary, the authority of the Bible is established by the nature of God's words, the authority of his words, and the eternality of his words.
God's words are of such a nature that they perfectly reflect his own characteristics, elicit an irresistible response from us, and are personally identified with the person of Jesus Christ.
According to the Urantia Book, Christianity is the religion about Jesus as differentiated from the religion of Jesus. The Bible never claims to be an infallible authority. Says Paul in II Tim “All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction. Study 5 THE INSPIRATION AND AUTHORITY OF THE BIBLE.
THE SECOND LETTER OF PETER by Francis Dixon Scripture Portions: 2 Peter 1: and 2 Timothy 3: In these days, when many are denying the Faith, we must be absolutely sure about the divine inspiration and authority of the Bible, which is the basis of our Christian faith.
The Authority of the Bible PETER KREEFT Modernists reduce the Bible to a human book. This low view of Scripture they (naturally) call higher criticism. though it seems to other Protestants unnecessary nitpicking to make the divine authority of the Bible depend on whether the soldiers in Sermacheribs army were counted accurately.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wright, G. Frederick (George Frederick), Divine authority of the Bible. Boston: Congregational Sunday-School and Pub. The Bible is God's own Book, His Divine and perfect Revelation, His living Voice speaking to men, in all ages.
It should be read prayerfully, listened to reverently, received believingly, obeyed implicitly. Its central object is Christ, its Teacher the Holy Spirit, its design man's blessing, its end the glory of God.
12 Bible Verses about The Authority Of Scripture Be very firm, then, to keep and do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you may not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left, Joshua Response Speech, Divine Thanksgiving.
Jesus illustrated authority in his parable of the wise and foolish builders Mt. The wise man heard and did, thus acted according to divine jurisdiction, whereas the foolish man heard and did not as instructed by divine authority.
His house fell. When we act by divine authority, we build upon a solid foundation. Within the Protestant evangelical tradition, the Bible is usually described as the Word of God, a designation that recognizes the God-given authority of the text. And since the text is recognized as having divine origin and human instrumentality, biblical interpretation is regarded as a work of both the Holy Spirit and intelligent human study.
The Reliability and Authority of the Bible In Whan Kim | South Korea The Bible is the written Word of God, his utterly unique revelation. The word of God expresses who he is, what he has done, and what he is doing down through world history in both judgment and salvation.
Many intelligent scholars have written books that attempt to discredit the authority of the Bible. This is one of Satan's goals: to get man to doubt the Word of God. To counter this attack we will study some of the evidence in the case proving the authority and divine origin of the Bible.
We’ve all been given divine authority in Christ, and right now the enemy of our souls is doing all he can to rob us of it. Elijah’s example is meant to instruct us during such times. His life tells us we can stand firm in our darkest hour, that we can resist temptation, that we can withstand every deadly onslaught of the devil—because God has imparted to us his own authority for his kingdom purposes.Question 9 Is There a Secret Code in Scripture That Proves Its Divine Authority?
(The Bible Code) There is a view of the divine inspiration of the Scripture that has gathered much attention in recent years; namely there is a code encrypted in the Hebrew Old Testament which proves it was written by a non-human, or supernatural, source.
Top Ten Books on the Authority of Scripture (and Honorable Mentions) October 4, Over at The Gospel Coalition, they have published my article on the top ten book on the authority of Scripture. I go through what I think are the best modern (Reformation and later) treatments of this issue from a theological perspective (as opposed to just.