This is a common objection today which is sometimes the result of misinformation of reading from poor quality sources such as popular journalism, certain you-tube videos, and television documentaries which are constantly appeasing a sensationalist audience and take a pragmatic and non-scholarly approach. The critical issues are accuracy of the text, the number of texts… Continue reading How do we know that the Bible has not changed over the years?
Have you ever had a conversation about the Bible and discussed a passage with someone and they have responded with, “Well that’s just your interpretation” as a get out of jail free card? Surely there must be some means to systematically approach Bible study, otherwise it becomes a free for all. With no reference whatsoever… Continue reading How should we interpret the Bible?
There are four major and twelve minor prophets, and their time coincides with that of the kings. They were sent by God to ensure that Israel was faithful to God and kept His ways and commandments and lived in love and obedience towards Him and each other. The prophets also foretell much about future events… Continue reading How does the Bible fit together, part 2
The Bible is a collection of 66 books written by about 40 authors over a period of 1500 years yet there is a remarkably unity amongst its constituent parts. The purpose of the Bible is to glorify God, to be reconciled to God, to know God and to enjoy relationship with God. A helpful acronym… Continue reading How does the Bible fit together?