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The authority of holy scripture ...

by Charles A. Briggs

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Published in n.p .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsBS511 .B65 1891
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The Holy Spirit is the person of the Godhead through whom God chiefly interacts with mankind. The Spirit indwells believers so that they may become empowered for service and godly actions. The Spirit intercedes to help us in our prayers (Rom. , 27), and is given to us at our rebirth as a guarantee of our inheritance of eternal life (Eph. 1. One of the terms used in describing the books that belong in Scripture is the word canon. This comes from the Greek word kanon, meaning reed or measurement. A canonical book is one that measures up to the standard of Holy Scripture. Thus, the canon of Scripture refers to the books that are considered the authoritative Word of God. Old Testament.

Authority of the Bible -- Sermon outline by Tom Moore explaining the authority of the word of God and the folly of refusing to obey it. I. Introduction A. We are living in a time when a great many people have little or no respect for authority. 1. Our jails are full of those who do not respect the authority of our. God’s declaration in Scripture is that it and it alone, is this final authority in all matters of faith and morals. Thus, there is only one written source from God, and there is only one basis of truth for the Lord’s people in the Church. Affirmed by Jesus Christ. The Lord .

  Introduction. Because of the attack on the authority of Scripture over the last few decades, a new 1,page book, The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures, edited by New Testament scholar D.A. Carson, was recently released with the aim of defending the authority of the there are many positive aspects about the book, the chapter on Science and Scripture . Herman Ridderbos. WHEN SPEAKING ABOUT the authority of the Scriptures, one must distinguish sharply from the beginning between this authority itself and our doctrine about Scripture, its authority, infallibility, and all qualifications and concepts concerning Holy Scripture that have proceeded from theological reflection and discussion over the years.


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Authority of The Holy Scriptures. Taken from the book, The Baptist Faith. The Need for a Seat of Authority in Religion. That there can be any such thing as unity, in churches or anywhere else in the sphere of religion, without some authority to fix and settle beliefs, is the merest dream.

The Authority of Holy Scripture: An Inaugural Address and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more The Authority Of Holy Scripture: An Inaugural Address5/5(1).

“Written by one of the leading Christian thinkers in the world today, this book is a refreshing and accessible resource concerning the perennial question of biblical authority that moves the discussion beyond the liberal-conservative impasse of our times.

“Scripture and the Authority of God Cited by: The authority of Scripture is an essential element of historic Christianity.

It is not a doctrine that can be compromised. As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the Lord is flawless. The Authority of The Holy Scriptures. Taken from the book, The Baptist Faith. The Need for a Seat of Authority in Religion. That there can be any such thing as unity, in churches or anywhere else in the sphere of religion, without some authority to fix and settle beliefs, is the merest dream.

5. William Whitaker, Disputations on Holy Scripture (Soli Deo Gloria, ). John Owen, The Divine Original: Authority, Self-Evidencing Light, and Power of the Scriptures, vol.

16 of Owen’s Collected Works (Banner of Truth, ). Meredith Kline, The Structure of Biblical Authority (). John Frame, The Doctrine of the Word of God.

I recently gave a devotional to the AiG-US staff on proclaiming the authority of the Bible from the very first verse. In preparation, I read portions of a wonderful book entitled Authority, by the late Welsh theologian, pastor, and writer Dr D.

Martyn ity was written in the s, a few years before the groundbreaking research of creation scientists in the s, especially.

The Bible is an interpretation of history, showing how men (as individuals and as nations) have either been blessed or punished by God for their attitude to Him and His holy laws. It is this unique explanation of the moral and spiritual factors behind the historical narrative, which makes the Bible.

12 Bible Verses about The Authority Of Scripture Be very firm, then, to keep and do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you may not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left, Joshua Verse Concepts.

Scripture’s authority is therefore founded on the authority of Christ. The Holy Spirit, operative through the promise of Christ, caused the prophets and apostles to write the words that God wished.

As a result, Luther often speaks of the very words of the Bible as being those of the Holy Spirit. Bible verses about Authority Of Scripture.

2 Peter ESV / 8 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him, as he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. The Holy Spirit inspired persons to write the Bible so that, as The Baptist Faith & Message states, it is a “perfect treasure of divine instruction.

It has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.” As such, the Bible becomes for us a revelation of God. The Authority of the Holy Scripture for which it ought to be believed dependeth not upon the testimony of any man, or Church; but wholly upon God (who is truth itself) the Author thereof; therefore it is to be received because it is the Word of God.

[35] Ibid., The Authority of Scripture Because we believe the Bible is true in what it teaches, then it follows that it is authoritative. By authority, we mean the right to command belief and or action. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

The Authority of Holy Scripture: An Inaugural Address Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by. Quotes from The Holy Scriptures.

“O ye men, how exceeding strong is wine. it causeth all men to err that drink it: It maketh the mind of the king and of the fatherless child to be all one; of the bondman and of the freeman, of the poor man and of the rich: It turneth also every thought into jollity and mirth, /5.

Since no daily responses are given from heaven, and the Scriptures are the only records in which God has been pleased to consign his truth to perpetual remembrance, the full authority which they ought to possess with the faithful is not recognised, unless they are believed to have come from heaven, as directly as if God had been heard giving utterance to them.

The men of the Bible did not themselves have a Bible to be their supreme guide and authority. This book discusses the way in which the canon of scripture /5(18).

The Koran, the holy book of Islam, denies the deity of Christ, the triune nature of God, and the atoning work of Christ on the cross (Sura).

These are foundational truths taught in the Bible. The Pali Canon, the holy scriptures of Southern Buddhism, teach a naturalistic worldview (or pantheistic, as some schools interpret it).

The reliability and authority of the Bible may be handled by considering Scripture’s (1) inspiration, (2) inerrancy and infallibility, and (3) clarity and sufficiency. As we consider these marks of God’s Word, we are reminded that the Bible is both utterly reliable and completely authoritative; believers can depend on it, and believers must.

The word is to be ”correctly handled” (2 Timothy ); the books of the Bible form a unity, and therefore one part of scripture must be interpreted in the light of every other part.

(4) The Bible was written by holy men. God chose about forty human writers and He used these to write the sixty-six books of the Bible.Islamic Holy Books are the texts which Muslims believe were authored by God through various prophets throughout humanity's history.

All these books, in Muslim belief, promulgated the code and laws that God ordained for those people. Muslims believe the Quran to be the final revelation of God to mankind, and a completion and confirmation of previous scriptures.Romans 13 New International Version (NIV) Submission to Governing Authorities.

13 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment.