This is an effective and powerful rebuttal and rebuke to all those nominal Christian leaders who add this contingency to their doctrinal statement about the Bible: We believe the Bible to be the infallible, inerrant, inspired Word of God in the original manuscripts. Our response, as believers, should be to flee from those false teachers.
“The Bible version issue must be faced BECAUSE IT IS FOUNDATIONAL… The Bible version issue must be faced BECAUSE, GENERALLY SPEAKING, ONLY ONE SIDE OF THIS DEBATE IS GIVEN TODAY.” (David Cloud, Way of Life Encyclopedia, pg. 66)
This article is going to be a little long, but I encourage you to read it, to study this issue, because I will tell you it is the most important doctrinal issue facing Christianity today. Why? If you do not have the right understanding of the Bible, the core element of the Christian life, how will you determine your doctrine? How will you live, not knowing what to believe?
We’ve all seen the standard line in Bible teacher’s statements of faith… “We believe the Bible to be inerrant, and inspired in the original manuscripts.”
The great thing about that statement, is that you can claim Genesis is a myth, that Christ…
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