Download a pdf file of this issue for free download 331 kb support this ministry. The bibles claim to be divinely inspired must not be misunderstood. Yet many believe it is nothing more than a myth and others that it is unreliable, inaccurate and not the final authority on how we worship, how we serve god and how we are saved. We live in a time where the bible is widely available. How we got our bible 101 sermon by samuel fulkerson.
John altar on patmos, painted in 1518, shows the apostle john in lush, tropical surrounding, gazing up at a cloud from which a figure of god gives forth a stream of light. The bible was written in multiple languages by dozens of authors whose lives spanned a period of more than fifteen hundred years. The bible came from god barnes bible charts god the source of the bible inspired w riter s guided by god to write exactly what he wished. To me its as if the holy spirit is sending up a flare and saying, look here, so you dont miss something really important about the nature of. The bible, as we know it today, was collated by the pagan roman emperor constantine the great. We want to know the god who made us, and we want to know how to make life work the way god says it ought to work. Testament, and in general can be associated with sections of its books. The 20 edition very slight revision of the 2012 edition with a few minor corrections is also available as pdf format ebook atbastion books. The lot the casting of lots sometimes communicated god s will to man proverbs. The origins, evolution and future of islam introduction. How we got the bible powerpoint sermon with handout. Together, these four links provide the contemporary christian with.
It is one of the oldest books in the world, and yet it is still the worlds best seller. Lets go back to our focus, the name immanuel, god with us. So far in this series we ve looked at the question of truth in relation to the bible, as well as its reliability. We believe in the bible interpreted for us by that church, because god entrusted to her the bible as part of his word, and gave her a promise that she would never err in telling us what it means and. How we got the bible powerpoint how we got the bible handout. It has often been called the book, and rightly so, for it is in a class by itself. In it we learn about the human condition, our need for salvation, god s plan through christ, the everlasting joy that awaits those who trust in jesus, and more. Lightfoot, how we got our bible grand rapids, baker. Additional audio and video sermons from his latest. It is a product of the ancient eastern world, but it has molded the modern western world. It is not poetic inspiration but divine authority that is meant when we speak of the inspiration of the bible. Bible basics lesson 1 workbook how did we get the bible.
Each of these is emphasized in the old testament, and in general can be associated. Nix chapter 1 the character of the bible the bible is a unique book. Canonicity god guiding the early church to recognize what books are inspired. Revelation god communicating to man what he wants us to know hebrews 1. The process by which we got our bible is both complex and amazing. From god to us is a fascinating account of the history of the bible. The bible reveals who god is and how much god loves us. Everything we need to know about the christian faith, our need for salvation, eternity, and the nature of god comes from only one authoritative source, and thats the bible. The good work of the foundry publishing is to empower people with lifechanging ways to engage in the. Ever since eve encountered satans barrage of doubt and denial gen.
Before we look into the bible to see who god really is, lets first answer some of the questions about the origins of the trinity, and some of the doctrines about christ by the jehovahs witnesses and the. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall never pass away. It was an abridgement to the geisler and nix classic a general introduction to the biblewhich. The chain of communication from god to us is strong. The hit of some of these gospels is that jesus was married to. It was an abridgement to the geisler and nix classic a general introduction to the bible which weighs in at over 700 pages. This enormously comprehensive book some 432 pages covers a vast array of topics, such as. But, we are told, such writings were excluded from the authorised. Issue 43 how we got our bible christian history magazine. Immanuel god with us immanuel approach god is with us.
How we got our bible abridged the canon of scripture page 1 of 15 how we got our bible introduction most of us, most of the time, don t ask questions about how we got our ible. Jimmy80 favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite september 14, 2018 subject. How we got our bible pdf how we got our bible are a good way to achieve details about operating certainproducts. Dates of composition matthew 60s ad mark ad 50s or 60s.
How we got our bible 2012 the original edition of from god to us was published in 1974 and has since sold over 78,000 copies. Our modernday concept of word didnt exist back when the bible was being written because they didnt write sentences the way we now do. Where did the bible come from how do we know the right books are in. You are about to begin a study of the worlds most wonderful book. Littleknown and remarkable facts about the history. Evidence how we got the bible embry hills church of christ page 2 fall 2015 a survey in 2014 found that those who viewed the bible as sacred dropped from 86% in 2011 to 79% in 2014. God values us as his creatures and has faith in us. Inspiration god superintending human writers to compose and record his revelation to mankind 2 timothy 3. Revelation john god reigns, god wins 90 ad there are 66 books in the bible the bible was written over a span of approximately 1,5002,000 years there are 39 books in the old testament there. Knowing gods will introduction when we become jesus disciples, he gives us a new way to find direction in our lives by revealing his will to us. We read how god is our creator, our redeemer, and our sanctifier. How we got our bible geisler, norman l, nix, william e. To have greater assurance a study of how we got our bible will give you greater. Firsttake the quiz before reading further,for a little fun and to check what awareness you might already have of the bible,go.
How we got our bible the grass withereth, the flower fadeth. How we got our bible, canon to king james how we got our bible. Many products that you buy can be obtained using instruction manuals. Spirit who is from god, that we might know the things freely given to us. From the editor reading the bible backwards mark galli, managing editor a stunning panel from the st. The word of god is truly a wonderful thing and should be cherished. Unfortunately, eve had little or no help in sorting through her intellectual obstacles to full faith in god s selfdisclosure gen. Students not living in the united states online videos provided by world video bible school. The avenues of special revelation god has used include. The original edition of from god to us was published in 1974 and has since sold over 78,000 copies. The whole counsel of god study 26 introducing the doctrine of the incarnation and the word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld his glory, glory as of the only son from the.50 714 598 329 827 249 774 641 550 371 144 1015 1001 1004 215 1069 1489 155 1273 855 27 681 565 375 402 449 845 1483 1262 1268 223 683 884 779 659 307 1154 293 894 323