Bible Final Authority

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The Bible is the inerrant word of God, which He ordained through inspiration and the written words of men. It is the final authority by which all things should be tested. Anything that strays from this fact is against the Bible and therefore against God. The only way that the Bible could have been God-breathed is through the Holy Sprit coming upon men because 1 Corinthians 2:11 clearly states that no one can know the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God just as no one knows the thoughts of a man except the spirit of man. 2 Peter 1:16-18 confirms this by saying that no prophet’s words were there own, but they came to them through the Holy Spirit. Since God is the true author, the Bible cannot have errors because God cannot lie or speak falsely (Grudem 40). If the Bible contained errors, the character of God would be undermined. God is also outside of time which implies that the Bible is outside of time which means that no new evidence will…show more content…
At times, the Bible will contradict what the mainstream is deeming as true, however, I must put the authority of Scripture above all else. Everyone has a final authority whether it be themselves, a celebrity, or science. Also, I must understand that the Bible is sufficient on all topics and will not change. Currently, a popular argument is that homosexuality is actually okay and the only reason that the Bible says it is not can be attributed to the culture in which it was written. This statement is entirely false because the Bible is outside of time and its truths are not determined by time. The Bible is to be taken as a whole book without any errors and to try to manipulate the Scriptures would make it false. I should use the Bible to maintain my spiritual walk with the Lord in order to grow in Him. The Bible is the inerrant word of God that is necessary and sufficient for
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