The Bible is the Authoratative Word of God Essay

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Responding to such a question as the one stated on responding to a friend who asks you why you believe in the Bible, and asks "Isn't it a book just like any other piece of literature?" would be a difficult question, but let alone a very plausible question to be asked to a Christian in a one's lifetime. I have personally been asked this question before on multiple occasions, and there are many responses I have given as according to being sensitive to the circumstances upon which the question was asked. I believe in the Bible as being the authoritative word of God, and the divinely inspired, and breathed out word of God (2 Timothy 3:16). To use a response that would allow this message to portray itself accurately, I would likely use 3 main …show more content…
Responding to such a question as the one stated on responding to a friend who asks you why you believe in the Bible, and asks "Isn't it a book just like any other piece of literature?" would be a difficult question, but let alone a very plausible question to be asked to a Christian in a one's lifetime. I have personally been asked this question before on multiple occasions, and there are many responses I have given as according to being sensitive to the circumstances upon which the question was asked. I believe in the Bible as being the authoritative word of God, and the divinely inspired, and breathed out word of God (2 Timothy 3:16). To use a response that would allow this message to portray itself accurately, I would likely use 3 main tactics in covering the basics of this question. Firstly, I would use an account of personal testimony of my life and the lives of others, since testimony cannot be proved wrongly unless there is a reason to believe the person is not a truthful person. Secondly, much of what I would use, would be an apologetic response, and finally, I would put into context the legitimacy of the Bible as in compariasson to other literatures in which they believe it is similar to, or no different from.

TESTIMONIAL RESPONSE
Using testimony to prove belief in the Bible, has always been a strong point in my being able to effectively share the truth with those who are questioning, or are unsure. I would probably firstly approach the situation by explaining to