Biblical Inspiration/Authority/Inerrancy

When the Truth Becomes a Lie

By R. L. Wilson / October 5, 2020

As I was reading Erwin Lutzer’s book Pandemics, Plagues, and Natural Disasters, I ran across the sentence, “Simply put, it is not possible to exaggerate how offensive our sin is toward God.”[1]

Are Evangelicals Rejecting the Bible’s Teachings on Gender?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / September 17, 2020

A recent Lifeway study reports 1 in 5 evangelicals reject the Bible’s teachings on gender, instead accepting “gender fluidity.” Though 73 percent of American evangelicals disagree gender is a matter…

How Did We Get the Bible?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / June 22, 2020

Christians claim the Bible is God’s Word, but many do not know how the Bible was published in the form we have today. How did we get the Bible? Numerous…

How Scripture Changes Us

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / June 19, 2020

Believers are frequently instructed to read the Bible, yet are often left without an explanation as to how studying Scripture changes us. A close look reveals numerous benefits to regular…

Why We Can Still Say “The Bible Says”

By JA Show Staff / July 6, 2018

A popular pastor has made national headlines for his comment that he no longer says, “The Bible says…” when preaching. While the pastor argues he still believes the Bible is…

How Reliable is the Modern Bible?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / June 5, 2018

Nowhere in the Bible is there a promise of purity of the text of Scripture throughout history, but there is a great deal of evidence that suggests that the Bibles we read are extremely close to the original, inspired manuscripts that the prophets and apostles wrote.

What Are the Apocrypha and the Gnostic Gospels?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / June 5, 2018

The Apocrypha is a set of books written between the third century B.C. and the first century A.D. It consists of fourteen books (fifteen if you divide the books differently) which are found in the several ancient copies of important Greek translations of the Old Testa­ment and reflect some of the Jewish tradition and history that came after the time of Malachi (the last Old Testament prophet)…

What Makes the Bible Unique?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / June 5, 2018

The Bible is clearly the most influential book the world has ever known. Abraham Lincoln called it “the best gift God has given to man.” Patrick Henry said, “It is worth all other books which were ever printed.”…

How was the Bible Put Together?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / June 4, 2018

How do we know that the sixty-six books of the Bible are the only writings that should be included in Scripture? What about the Apocrypha, or the Gnostic gospels? Why shouldn’t they be included? The answer lies in the idea of canonicity…

Is the Bible Filled with Contradictions?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / March 6, 2018

Skeptics often accuse the Bible of being filled with contradictions. The Freedom from Religion Foundation even states, “Paul said, ‘God is not the author of confusion’ (1 Corinthians 14:33), yet never has a book produced more confusion than the Bible!” What truth is there to this accusation?…

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