Theology 201 Short Essay #1

Topics: Bible, God, New Testament Pages: 3 (809 words) Published: April 10, 2013
Liberty University


Robert David

Theology 201

Often time’s people are searching for a concrete place to anchor hope; the Bible provides a comprehensive and accurate account from God. The historicity of the Bible and the amount of people involved to write it makes the Bible the most valid book ever made. Many people have attempted to discredit the Bible and failed, I am going to attempt to walk you through this question and a few other questions. I pray that after you read this essay you will see why I call this my love letter from God.

“An approach to the subject of Biblical authority must begin with God Himself. For in Him all authority is finally located. And He is His own authority, for there is nothing outside Him on which His authority is founded.” 1 The geographic and historical data along with all predictions that have occurred in the Bible have taken place just as it has been outlined by God without one error, is a major point that speaks to the validity of the Bible and that it is the inspired Word of God. “2 Timothy 3:16-17 16 All scripture is God breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” As I previously quoted, 2 Timothy 3:16-17 it is one of the 4 arguments of inerrancy, the second argument can be found in, Jeremiah 14:14 14 Then the Lord said to me, “The prophets are prophesying lies in my name. I have not sent them or appointed them or spoken to them. They are prophesying to you false visions, divinations, idolatries and the delusions of their own minds. God’s spoken word is truthful, from beginning to end. The third argument of inerrancy can be found in Matthew 15:17-20 17 “Don’t you see that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and then out of the body? 18 But the things that come out of a person’s mouth come from the heart, and these defile them. 19 For out of the heart come evil...
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