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Tag Archive 'Inerrancy'

The Spirit, not the Bible

I saw this conversation on Facebook where the author, after arguing against the doctrine of inerrancy says: We so obnoxiously fight for inerrancy that we forget the Bible isn’t what Jesus promised us as His parting gift to us, to keep us in His stead; His Spirit was promised, “to remind us of all He […]

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Inerrancy & Literalism

Reading various posts on the internet, it seems that many people equate literalism with inerrancy, so I thought it would be worthwhile to distinguish the concepts. Inerrancy simply means that a document is without error. This is a very bland, yet helpful definition. Inerrancy need not even be tied to scripture. A student’s quiz paper […]

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Jesus or Scriptures

More times than I care to count, I have heard that we should worship Christ rather than worship the Bible. It is usually said in the context of a discussion on the inerrancy of scripture. Either you believe that the Bible is inerrant (Bible worship) or you worship Jesus. But of course, that is a […]

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Jesus & the Scriptures

There are two ways you can tell what someone thinks about something. There is what they say about it explicitly, but perhaps even more informative is how they treat it. If the person is a reliable person, then it is meaningful to hear him say how he loves his wife. But the authenticity of his […]

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My Approach to the Word & World

In recent days Greg Boyd seems to be concerned with how people will handle Bible difficulties. He thinks that many people will lose their faith when they encounter these difficulties. He thinks that those who don’t lose their faith will be unnecessarily stressed out about finding an answer. At this point, there are at least […]

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Inerrancy. It is a word that is rather controversial today. The basic notion of it has really been held as the majority report through all of church history. The reason being that people believed it to be the word of God, and as such it was authoritative and without error since it is impossible for […]

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Deconversion

Back in 2009 Steve Hays was asked to comment on the apostasy testimony of some kid named Luke. I found the analysis insightful and thought I’d reports large segments of it here before I continue my look at Biblical inerrancy: It’s a stereotypical deconversion testimony. And it’s striking how formulaic these deconversions stories generally are. […]

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Preface The authority of Scripture is a key issue for the Christian church in this and every age. Those who profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior are called to show the reality of their discipleship by humbly and faithfully obeying God’s written Word. To stray from Scripture in faith or conduct is […]

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Top 10 Delusions – Part 3

I am finishing up my examination of this top 10 list of Cristian delusions that I found on an athiest site. The first two posts can be found here and here. 5) That the highest created being, known as Satan or the Devil, led an angelic rebellion against an omnipotent omniscient omnibenelovent omnipresent God, and […]

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