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Today I continue my summer summary series. In this blog post I look at the doctrine of the Bible (also known as “bibliology”) using the Evangelical Free Church of America’s statement of faith as a guide.

The EFCA statement of faith on the Bible reads:

The Bible. Article #2. We believe that God has spoken in the Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, through the words of human authors. As the verbally inspired Word of God, the Bible is without error in the original writings, the complete revelation of His will for salvation, and the ultimate authority by which every realm of human knowledge and endeavor should be judged. Therefore, it is to be believed in all that it teaches, obeyed in all that it requires, and trusted in all that it promises.

I. KEY TERMSĀ 

A. General Revelation and Special Revelation

God has shown himself and his truth by both general revelation and special revelation.

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Similar to my last post about the “inspiration” of the Bible, many people hear that the Bible is “inerrant” but do not know why. Today’s post will explain what “inerrancy” is as well as the three distinctions you must make about it.

The Definition of Biblical Inerrancy and 3 Distinctions You Must Make

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First of all, let me define inerrancy with the help of Dr. Glenn Kreider, Professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. Continue Reading…

It is often said that the Bible is the “inspired word of God.” But, why is the Bible called “inspired?”

2 Reasons the Bible is Inspired and 3 Implications from it

Were the biblical writers inspired to write it? Did they give an inspirational performance when writing it? Were they inspired by other spectacular writings therefore created their own writings? None of these are true. Let me lay out for you two reasons the Bible is “inspired.” Continue Reading…