The Biblical Inspiration Of The Sacred Scripture

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The Biblical Inspiration

Inspiration of the Sacred Scripture

God is the absolute Being: “He has made everything suitable for its time; moreover he has put a sense of past and future into their minds” (Ecclesiastes 3:11). God reveals himself to humanity particularly through human language . Divine Revelation is personal and relational. The meaning of God’s revelation is included his words and actions given for the salvation of humanity. Interestingly, “revelation is rooted in the oral proclamation.” People must be able to be wise in order to receive the message that God wants to communicate with them through chosen human authors. The Holy Spirit is an important divine presence who inspired and helped the human authors to write according to the design of the divine author. Therefore, “Sacred scripture have been written down under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.” Hence we have the Sacred Scriptures.
For many people, the Scriptures are considered too hard to read. Many know only the biblical stories they heard as children. But there is much more to it than that.
The inspiration of the Biblical context is fundamentally the work of the Holy Spirit who inspired the authors to communicate its content: “The divinely revealed realities, which are contained and presented in the text of Sacred Scripture, have been written down under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.” , This is true of both Old Testament and the New Testament. The Old Testament is a crucial section of…
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