13 Reasons Why We Can Be Sure the Bible is the Word of God
- The testimony of Jesus Christ confirms the Old Testament and authorized the writing of the New Testament.
- Fulfilled Prophecy-The Bible contains hundreds of fulfilled prophecies and is accurately desribing the events of our day.
- The Divine unity of the 66 books with over 40 different authors in around 1500 years
- Superiority of the Bible's teachings over any other book-The ultimate owner's manual
- Withstood centuries of attacks and scrutiny; Withstood all modern critics as well
- The quality of character (as a whole) for those who believe is higher than non-believers (as a whole)
- The Bible's influence on the world through the ages
- The inexhaustible depth and wisdom of the Bible-One can never know all there is to know about the Bible
- The more one grows in holiness, the more one accepts the Bible's authority
- The overwhelming archeological evidence that the Bible contains factual history
- The Bible contains the best record of human origins that actually supports the evidence we find today
- Scientific statements made in the Bible that have only recently been confirmed by modern science
- The testimony of the Spirit of Truth (Holy Spirit) resulting in one being born again, thus confirming all the Bible as true
While there is likely other evidence that could be added to this list, collectiely this evidence as presented in this sermon series is sufficient to take one who sincerely would like to know if the Bible truly is the Word of God to confirmation beyond a reasonable doubt.
Psalm 119:105 "Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path."
Matthew 24:35 "Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away."