2009-10-11 - Witnesses
Study on the Bible, Part 15
Finally, we are going to consider witnesses to the reliability of Scripture.
The ones Im offering here are internal. There are also external ones.
Check the Bibliography (to be supplied later, and at request at any time)
for references works, if you want to do additional research.
Jesus: I tell you the truth, until Heaven
and Earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen,
will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.
You diligently study the Scriptures because you
think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that
testify about me (John 5:39).
John Warwick Montgomery makes the following comments about Jesus and Scriptures:
Christs attitude toward the Old Testament was one of total trust;
nowhere, in no particular, and on no subject, did he place Scriptures under
criticism. Never did he distinguish truth in faith and practice
from veracity in historical and secular matters, and he told the Evil Foe,
in no uncertain terms, that man lives by every word that proceedeth
out of the mouth of God (Matt. 4:4, quoting Deut. 8:3). To his apostles,
under whose scrutiny the New Testament would be written, he promised his
Holy Spirit, who shall bring all things to your
remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you (John 14:26, cf. 2 Peter
3:15, 16). 1
Lindsell, Harold, Gods Incomparable Word, World Wide
Publications, Minneapolis, MN, © 1977, p. 39.
Series to be continued.
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