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Simple asnwer: Yes 2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:


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Is there a scriptural basis for treating the non-Gospel books of the New Testament as scripture? Short answer: yes. Jesus commissioned 12 of his disciples as 'apostles' and gave them authority to teach. If you accept Jesus' words as scripture (as recorded in the gospels), you should accept the words of his apostles as scripture as well, as He said to ...


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There are indeed problems in trusting the Bible if it has altered over the centuries, not only in the ways we have discovered but perhaps even in ways we are only dimly aware of if at all. It appears there have been very significant changes and additions, just two of which are the Johannine comma and the Long Ending to Mark (verses 16:9-20). We could say ...


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"Manuscript Evidence" does not prove that the Bible is God's word - that is a matter of faith. Apologists use manuscript evidence to prove that the Bible has not changed over time; sceptics also use manuscript evidence to prove that the Bible has changed over time. So it takes a very objective person to look at the evidence of the manuscripts and decide ...


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Classical Apologetics is that style of Christian defence that stresses rational arguments for the existence of God and uses evidence to substantiate biblical claims and miracles. This question does not deal with proving the existence of God, but how apologists deal with claims of biblical inerrancy. In any debate on biblical inerrancy, the apologist knows ...


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The rules used by scholars to establish the historical accuracy, or otherwise, of scripture are not always those used by apologists to defend the historical accuracy of scripture. One set of rules can, at least sometimes, lead to an unintended conclusion, while the other will always defend scriptural historicity. Archaeology is useful, and indeed some ...



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