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How God Provides Us With His Word - Introduction

God has been faithful to provide his people with his Word throughout history. In this series we will examine how God has provided his Word to those of us who live in the modern era. In learning this material, it is my hope that God's people will come to better appreciate the riches they possess in God's Word and become better prepared to study, understand, and defend it.

 

Contents

1. Questions We Will Answer in This Series

2. Vocabulary

3. Chart Showing How God Provides Us With His Word

Questions We Will Answer in This Series

  • Where do our Bibles come from?

  • How do we know that our Bibles are reliable?

  • How can we better understand and study our Bibles?

  • How do we handle attacks from those who make false claims about the Bible?

    • The Da Vinci Code

    • Anti-Christian College Professors and Curriculum

    • Unbelievers, Skeptics, and Followers of False Religions

    • Liberal News Media (e.g. National Public Radio)

 

Vocabulary

  • Revelation - The way God gave information directly to the prophets and apostles

  • Prophet - A man used by God to write the Old Testament Scriptures based on revelation given to them by God

  • Apostle - A man used by God to write the New Testament scriptures based on revelation given to them by God

  • Inspiration - The process where God uses imperfect men (prophets and apostles) writing in their own words to produce the perfect Word of God.

  • Manuscript - A book or document written before the invention of printing.

  • Preservation - The process God used to preserve manuscript copies of His Word for use by His people throughout all ages

  • Illumination - The work God does in the heart of a Christian to cause them to rightly understand and apply God’s Word

 

Chart Showing How God Provides Us With His Word