As the Brookside Institute champions the value of biblical literacy, we don't do this in some abstract or indifferent way. We want to value biblical literacy so that we're transformed by the Bible.
If that's the case, that means there's a whole lot riding on whether the Bible is a trustworthy book. Some version of "Can I trust the Bible?" is being asked in lots of ways today, and so responding to this question is important. Here's why: The greater our confidence IN the Bible, the more we'll base our lives ON the Bible. We'll never base our lives on something we don't have confidence in.
This last weekend, I spent about 30 minutes responding this question, "Can I trust the Bible?" Check out the video below to see what I said.
Can I Trust The Bible? from Brookside Church on Vimeo.
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10/12/2017 01:42:01 pm
I'd like to respond with a few things:
10/16/2017 02:08:28 pm
To make a clarification regarding what I said earlier. The variants I spoke of (women caught in adultery. Jesus's bloody sweat the ending of Mark) doesn't really affect doctrine in any way. But the other things, the discrepancies between what the biblical authors say in their accounts should give us pause. For myself I see the Bible as very human but I also see it as very rich in what it has to say. I think our Christian leaders tend to gloss over the differences and that is a shame. Maybe because as Christians the bible is the only thing tangible that we have so we want it to be perfect and without error. In doing that we fail to appreciate the differences and fail to understand each author and the point that he is trying to make. The Gospels, rather than simply being completely accurate accounts of what really
10/26/2017 02:44:19 pm
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