Beacon-Ministries

Why the Bible?

Part 1 Inspiration of Scriptures

 

2Ti 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

 

2Pe 1:21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

 

  1. Authorship of the Scriptures Holy Ghost

 

Mark 12:25-26

Acts 1:16

Acts 28:25

John 6:63

 

2. Words are God's Not Man's

 

Matthew 4:4

 

  1. Every Word is Inspired

 

Exodus 4:14-15; 28-30

1 Timothy 6:3

Jeremiah 1:4-9

 

  1. Jesus Christ Believed Every Word Was Inspired

 

Matthew 21:42

Matthew 22:29

Luke 4:16-21

Luke 24:44-45

John 5:46-47

 

 

5. Jesus Claimed His Words Are the Words of God

 

John 5:46-47

John 6:63

John 14:10

 

 

  1. The Bible Writers Believed Every Word Was Inspired

 

2 Peter 3:1-2; 15-16

1 Corinthians 14:37

 

  1. Doctrinal Understanding is Based on Individual Words

 

Romans 3:22; 30

2 Timothy 2:15

 

 

8. Warnings Against Tampering With the Words

 

Proverbs 30:5-6

Revelation 22:18-19