Presentation on theme: "God Has Spoken IV 2 Peter 3:15-16; Rom. 3:21-26. Recap of Issues The Bible is unique in its clarity and unity and thus demonstrates God Has Spoken Jesus."— Presentation transcript:
Recap of Issues The Bible is unique in its clarity and unity and thus demonstrates God Has Spoken Jesus taught that Scripture was penned by men but that God spoke through them His Words (2 Tim. 3:16) INSPIRATION
Recap of Issues The Bible has been preserved over time We know we have the original words of the authors There is no other ancient document that compares with the preservation of Scripture
Interpretative Concerns You can interpret the Bible any way you want. (Just because one can do something does not make it something one should do) I just read the Bible and God speaks to me as I encounter Him. What He says to each is equally valid. (This is reader response and wrong).
Interpretative Concerns You cant really understand the Bible All of these issues have to do with the discipline of HERMENEUTICS REMEMBER GOD HAS WRITTEN TO COMMUNICATE WITH US