By Norman L. Geisler
The publication is split up into 4 significant parts,
Part one: notion of the Bible
Part : Canonization of the Bible
Part 3: Transmission of the Bible
Part 4: Translation of the Bible
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8), the doctrines of inspiration since the Reformation (chap. 9), and divergent views of revelation and inspiration in the modern world (chap. 9). The present chapter is concerned with carefully examining what the Old Testament claims in and for its own inspiration. THE CLAIM FOR INSPIRATION IN EACH BOOK OF THE OLD TESTAMENT AN EXAMINATION OF THE CLAIM FOR INSPIRATION A brief examination of each of the books of the Old Testament will help to confirm in detail the thesis that each of the individual sections claims to be divinely authoritative.
V. 16); “you fools. ” (v. 17); “you serpents, you brood of vipers. ” (v. 33). 6. When Jesus took a whip and chased the animals of the money changers from the Temple, He was not accommodating to their false beliefs and practices (John 2:15-16). In short, Jesus never accommodated truth to error. Instead, He rebuked error with the truth. He said, “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:32). Even Jesus’ enemies acknowledged His straightforwardness saying, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one” (Matt.
C) Jesus’ moral teaching about marriage was based on His teaching about God’s joining a literal Adam and Eve together in marriage (Matt. 19:4-5). “Cio e l’intenzione dello Spirito Santo essere d’insegnarci come si vadia al cielo, e non come vadia il cielo,” “Lettera a Madama Cristina di Lorena Granduchessa di Toscana (1615)” Le Opere Di Galileo Galilei, 5:307‐48. event. If one denies that the literal space-time event occurred, then there is no basis for believing the scriptural doctrine built upon it.