Skip to comments.NIV Quest Study Bible: How Do We Know the Bible Is True?
Posted on 09/01/2019 3:49:32 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Question One: How do we know the Bible is true? (Hebrews 4:12)
According to the Bible, all Scripture is God-breathed (2 Timothy 3:16). Peter confirmed this when he said that those who wrote the Bible were not speaking on their own but spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit (2 Peter 1:21). Many parts of Scripture are directly attributed to God through use of phrases like This is what the Lord says (e.g., Exodus 4:22). Finally, Jesus often quoted from the Old Testament and affirmed it as being Gods Word.
Prophecies that were later fulfilled are corroboration of the accuracy of the Bibles claim to be Gods Word. For example, the vision recorded in Daniel 7 correctly predicted the rise of the Medo-Persian Empire, the Greek Empire under Alexander the Great, and the Roman Empire.
Archaeological discoveries are also important evidence of the Bibles accuracy. For example, for many years King David was believed by some to be a fictional character. But recently a composition from a king of Syria referring to the house of David was discovered at Tel Dan. This writing provides tangible evidence that ancient rulers indeed recognized the dynasty of David in Judah.
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How do we know if it’s false?
” For example, the vision recorded in Daniel 7 correctly predicted the rise of the Medo-Persian Empire, the Greek Empire under Alexander the Great, and the Roman Empire. “
Daniel was written after Alexander was dead.
You’ll have to ask Satan about that one. :-D
Because the Bible is one of the most investigated documents in the history of man.
And has desperately been trying to be proven false for 2000 years?
With amazing technologies undreamed of since then?
What other than the truth could hold up?
Daniel, the author, lived in 6th century B.C. Alexander the Great was born in 356 B.C. As long as the author was Daniel, then your observation doesn’t hold water.
A relentless charge by liberals is that Biblical books are written much later than they actually were. Don’t have particulars now, but I could do some study if you are really interested in doing something besides slinging mud at the Bible.
Says whom? A bunch of self styled pederastic sceptics?
You would trust wisdom as coming from such people?
Wrong. Anti-God, anti-prophecy “scholars” hold the 2nd century viewpoint with very slim evidence. The overwhelming evidence points to a 6th century origin.
Yeah but few people know there were 15 commandments originally!! (movie reference, not blasphemy)
Actually, all joking aside, there’s like 600 plus, one of my Jewish friends told me.
No oops. There is more evidence that Daniel was written in 533 B.C. than in the second century B.C. If 533 B.C., then it was 200 years before Alexander was in Jerusalem.
Stick with the NKJV. NIV is too far afield. I used to own one.
NASB is a more accurate version, btw.
One guy I do not want to meet. :)
If you want “The Word,” get a KJV and cross out all of the italicised words.
That is as close as you can get without spending a decade studying Hebrew. (all of Yehova’s word was delivered in the hebrew language as Paul plainly stated in his letter to the Romans.)
The word is now available in the original Hebrew for all but a few NT letters.
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