So You Think the Holy Bible Isthe Word of God?
Is the Bible the Inspired Word ofGod?A great question with a very simpleanswer
YesDo you need specialised learningand understanding to be able to seethis for yourself?
No you do not• Why do you think that the Bible is trulysupernatural?• That is not merely a collection of thethoughts and w...
Consider these followingeasily testable factsThe Bible is not simply one book
It is a collection of 66 books• These 66 books were written by 40 differentauthors
These 40 different authors• wrote in 3 different languages
These 40 different authors• wrote in 3 different continents
These 40 different authors• wrote across a 1500 year timespan
As a matter of interest• The 3 different languages were Hebrew,Greek & Aramaic
The 3 different continents were• Africa, Europe & Asia
These 66 bookscontain a common storyline
These 66 bookscontain a common message
These 66 bookscontain no historical errors
These 66 bookscontain no contradictions
These 66 booksare called the Canon of scriptures bythe Christian church
These 66 books• contain a variety of genres:• History, poetry, prophecy, letters, wisdomliterature & apocalyptic to name j...
These 40 different authors• came from a variety of backgrounds andeducation:• Shepherds fishermen doctors King’s profitsph...
Most of these authors• never knew one another personally or evenread one another’s writings• They did not all collaborate ...
These 66 books• of the Bible were written in diversecircumstances; a reflection of the historicaland cultural circumstance...
Think about these realities:• 66 books, written by 40 differentauthors, over 1500 years, in 3 differentlanguages, on 3 dif...
Add to these amazing facts:• These 66 books share a common storyline –the creation, fall and redemption of God’speople
These 66 booksshare a common theme God’suniversal love for all humanity
These 66 books• share a common message• – the message of the Lord Jesus Christ,salvation is available to all who receive h...
These 66 bookscontain no historical errors
These 66 bookscontain no contradictions
These 66 booksare truly an amazing collection ofwritings
These 66 booksare God’s word
These 66 booksare of a supernatural origin
Go to any library in the world• or even any collection of libraries• Tried to find 66 books that share thesephysical attri...
Written by40 different authors
Written in3 different languages
Written on3 different continents
Written overa 1500 year time span
Written witha common theme
Written witha common message
Written withno incorrect historical data
Written withno contradictions of philosophy ormessage or theme
You will not be able to find• such a collection of books
The only conclusion• is that this collection of books is supernatural
The only conclusion• is that this collection of books is the word ofGod
It is truly impossible,• for any collection of human writings.
The Bible passes this test.• The Bible is supernatural in its origin• The Bible is the inspired word of God
The Bible contains 66 books,• written by 40 different authors, over 1,500years, in 3 different languages, on 3 differentco...
The entire Bible,• from Genesis to Revelation, bears the markof Divine inspiration.
The next time you encountersomeone• who asks you why you believe the Bible is theinspired word of God, try sharing thischa...
Better yet, dont wait until youreasked,• just go ahead and share this challenge with afriend today.• You dont even have to...
After they say, "But thatsimpossible!"youve got a ready-madeopportunity for sharing the truth ofGods word with somebody!
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  1. 1. So You Think the Holy Bible Isthe Word of God?
  2. 2. Is the Bible the Inspired Word ofGod?A great question with a very simpleanswer
  3. 3. YesDo you need specialised learningand understanding to be able to seethis for yourself?
  4. 4. No you do not• Why do you think that the Bible is trulysupernatural?• That is not merely a collection of thethoughts and writings of mere humans
  5. 5. Consider these followingeasily testable factsThe Bible is not simply one book
  6. 6. It is a collection of 66 books• These 66 books were written by 40 differentauthors
  7. 7. These 40 different authors• wrote in 3 different languages
  8. 8. These 40 different authors• wrote in 3 different continents
  9. 9. These 40 different authors• wrote across a 1500 year timespan
  10. 10. As a matter of interest• The 3 different languages were Hebrew,Greek & Aramaic
  11. 11. The 3 different continents were• Africa, Europe & Asia
  12. 12. These 66 bookscontain a common storyline
  13. 13. These 66 bookscontain a common message
  14. 14. These 66 bookscontain no historical errors
  15. 15. These 66 bookscontain no contradictions
  16. 16. These 66 booksare called the Canon of scriptures bythe Christian church
  17. 17. These 66 books• contain a variety of genres:• History, poetry, prophecy, letters, wisdomliterature & apocalyptic to name just a few
  18. 18. These 40 different authors• came from a variety of backgrounds andeducation:• Shepherds fishermen doctors King’s profitsphilosophers
  19. 19. Most of these authors• never knew one another personally or evenread one another’s writings• They did not all collaborate with one anotherin the writings of these books
  20. 20. These 66 books• of the Bible were written in diversecircumstances; a reflection of the historicaland cultural circumstances in which each ofthese books were written.
  21. 21. Think about these realities:• 66 books, written by 40 differentauthors, over 1500 years, in 3 differentlanguages, on 3 different continents.
  22. 22. Add to these amazing facts:• These 66 books share a common storyline –the creation, fall and redemption of God’speople
  23. 23. These 66 booksshare a common theme God’suniversal love for all humanity
  24. 24. These 66 books• share a common message• – the message of the Lord Jesus Christ,salvation is available to all who receive himand repent of their sins and commit tofollowing God with all of their heart soulmind and strength.
  25. 25. These 66 bookscontain no historical errors
  26. 26. These 66 bookscontain no contradictions
  27. 27. These 66 booksare truly an amazing collection ofwritings
  28. 28. These 66 booksare God’s word
  29. 29. These 66 booksare of a supernatural origin
  30. 30. Go to any library in the world• or even any collection of libraries• Tried to find 66 books that share thesephysical attributes:
  31. 31. Written by40 different authors
  32. 32. Written in3 different languages
  33. 33. Written on3 different continents
  34. 34. Written overa 1500 year time span
  35. 35. Written witha common theme
  36. 36. Written witha common message
  37. 37. Written withno incorrect historical data
  38. 38. Written withno contradictions of philosophy ormessage or theme
  39. 39. You will not be able to find• such a collection of books
  40. 40. The only conclusion• is that this collection of books is supernatural
  41. 41. The only conclusion• is that this collection of books is the word ofGod
  42. 42. It is truly impossible,• for any collection of human writings.
  43. 43. The Bible passes this test.• The Bible is supernatural in its origin• The Bible is the inspired word of God
  44. 44. The Bible contains 66 books,• written by 40 different authors, over 1,500years, in 3 different languages, on 3 differentcontinents, with no historical errors orcontradictions.
  45. 45. The entire Bible,• from Genesis to Revelation, bears the markof Divine inspiration.
  46. 46. The next time you encountersomeone• who asks you why you believe the Bible is theinspired word of God, try sharing thischallenge with them.
  47. 47. Better yet, dont wait until youreasked,• just go ahead and share this challenge with afriend today.• You dont even have to mention the Bible upfront, just ask them if they think it would berealistic to assemble such a collection ofbooks.
  48. 48. After they say, "But thatsimpossible!"youve got a ready-madeopportunity for sharing the truth ofGods word with somebody!

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