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Study Resources :: Text Commentaries :: Don Stewart :: False Views of Scripture

Don Stewart :: Theories That Do Not Fit the Facts

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False Views of the Bible

Theories That Do Not Fit the Facts

The Bible is a book that is both human and divine. It is God’s Word written in the words of humans. The living God is the ultimate source of the words found in Scripture. This is the biblical view.

Throughout history, there have been a number of inadequate views which have arisen about the divine inspiration of Scripture. These views have been held by Christians and non-Christians alike.

For example, many have assumed that the words of the Bible were dictated by God to the various authors; they had no real involvement in its composition. The biblical writers automatically wrote what God told them.

Others see the Bible as a result of the religious genius on the part of the authors with no involvement with God whatsoever. They reject any idea of divine inspiration.

These particular views, along with many others, incorrectly explain the divine nature of Scripture. In this section, we will look at a number of these inadequate theories and show how they do not reflect what the Bible says about itself.

Why Should Such an Ancient Book, like the Bible, Be Used as the Basis of Our Behavior Today? ← Prior Section
What Are Some Inadequate Theories of the Bible’s Inspiration and Authority? Next Section →
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