“If the Bible is just another imperfect book, we might be inspired from it, but we are unlikely to transformed by it.” Doug Munton
I am reblogging a blogpost by my pastor/husband because I believe that it is a crucial topic that is foundational to the faith of every believer!
“Is the Bible inerrant?”, my professor wrote on the board, and a spirited discussion in my first Ph.D. seminar began. Some classmates said the Bible has errors, some said it doesn’t matter and I, and a few others, argued that the Bible is inerrant and it matters very much indeed. I am more convinced of the inerrancy of the Bible than ever and it has affected my personal life and ministry tasks greatly.
Every generation of theologians, pastors and Christians has to deal with this doctrine. Inerrancy, at it core, says “The Bible is without error or fault in all its teaching”. (Geisler) Is the Bible true or not? Is all of it true, or are only parts true? These questions must be grappled with in every age and by every serious Bible teacher.
Does inerrancy still matter and, if so, why does it matter? Here are three simple reasons…
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