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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Current Issues Bible Studies
Why you can still set your life by it.
In the Good Question column, CHRISTIANITY TODAY reader Carol Stanley asks a question that all Christians face: How can I be sure that the words in the Bible are really the words of God? Theologian and one of CT s executive editors J.I. Packer cites the witness of scribes, textual scholars, and God himself to ease Carol s doubts. This study will draw from the Bible and church history to fill out Packer s answer, helping group members to defend the Bible from critics and deepen their own understanding of Christianity s sacred text.
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Matthew 6:9-13; Mark 1:14; Romans 1:1; Galatians 1:1-11; 2 Timothy 3:14-17
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
--Teaching point one: Bible texts have always been in good hands.
--Teaching point two: The Bible s good hands network has always included some pretty discerning minds, too.
--Teaching point three: God s hand remains on the Bible as well.
Apply Your Findings
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
Text Criticism and Inerrancy, by J.I. Packer (2002)
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