In most areas of life people appeal to an ultimate (final, conclusive) standard of authority when they affirm they are correct in their teaching and practice. If someone attempts to use their own standard of authority to “prove their case,” their reasoning is usually questioned. Illustration: suppose I fail to stop at a stop sign and a police officer pulls me over to give me a citation.read more
The apostle Paul wrote, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, . . .” (2 Timothy 3:16, NKJV) The Greek word translated as “given by inspiration of God” can be literally translated “God-breathed.” The English Standard Version reflects this with the following: “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, .read more
For one to assume that he knows the unknowable in religion is the greatest ignorance and the grossest presumption and arrogance. True indeed is the statement, “Wisdom is knowing when you cannot be wise” (Paul Engle). Some have erroneously concluded that Revelation precludes mysteries. To us finite human beings, the omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent, absolutely perfect God revealed in the Bible, being infinite, of necessity must be incomprehensible in many aspects of His nature and operations.read more
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