4 – Is the New Testament Trustworthy?

Apologetics 4 – Is the New Testament Trustworthy? Part 1 SCRIPTURE AND THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE WRITERS First, the authors of the New Testament viewed each other’s writings as Scripture. This suggests that they believed that divine authority had been given to them by Jesus. Paul writes in 1 Timothy 5:18, “For the Scripture says, … Read more

3 – Is the New Testament Reliable?

Apologetics 3 NT RELIABLE Matt 24:35 Illus: History of Declaration of Independance ( age of document, deterioration, copies, loss of ” fair copy ” presented to congress ) – ROUGH COPY of Declaration of Independance – John Adams handwritten copy before June 28th, 1776 (Mass hist. Society) – FAIR COPY After making alterations to his … Read more

2 – Is the Old Testament Trustworthy?

Last week we examined how the Old Testament is in fact a very reliable and consistent document. Now we will examine it’s trustworthiness.   The current state of reality…. “Over the years there have been many criticisms leveled against the Bible concerning its historical reliability. These criticisms are usually based on a lack of evidence … Read more

1 – Is the Old Testament Reliable?

Is the Old Testament consistent in the text that we have? Has the text of the Old Testament been reliably transmitted through the centuries and millenia? INTRODUCTION: ISA 40:8 The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever. MATT 24:35 “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will … Read more