Jesus promised His followers the Holy Spirit to be their Helper and to guide them into all truth. Giving us understanding of God’s Word is still one of the Holy Spirit’s most important jobs. Learn five ways the Holy Spirit helps us comprehend the Bible and why it matters so much in today’s world.
How God Reveals Himself to Humanity & the Inspiration of the Bible: Understanding the revelation and inspiration of the Bible is foundational to accurate interpretation. The Biblical concept of Revelation shows how God communicates with humanity through both general and specific revelations. Inspiration deals with the process God used to give His messages to the prophets of the Old and New Testament. Thought inspiration, rather than verbal inspiration, allows for a more nuanced and correct view of Biblical inspiration.
Understanding how God reveals Himself to humanity & the inspiration of the Bible is foundational to accurate Biblical interpretation. God’s means of communication include general and specific revelations. Inspiration deals with the process God used to give His messages to the prophets of the Old and New Testament. Thought inspiration, rather than verbal inspiration, allows for a more nuanced and correct view of Biblical inspiration.
Many question the validity of the Old Testament Scriptures. Jesus didn’t! In fact, His life shows us four important ways that He upheld Scripture. He endorsed it as authoritative, embodied it in His life, exalted it as the supreme guide for life, and enlarged upon its meanings and applications to life.
God gave us the clearest revelation of His character through Jesus’s incarnation into human flesh. Discover the seven unique facets of God’s character that are most clearly revealed through the incarnation. Learn how to get to know Jesus for yourself through the Scriptures.
Moses loved this place at the foot of Mount Horeb. He came here often with his father-in-law’s flocks to be talk with God amid the desolate grandeur of the desert. The majesty of the rocks, the life-saving oases, the desert creatures – all revealed his Creator’s power.
Calamity struck suddenly, unexpectedly. In just hours everything Job valued was swept away. His children, his wealth, even the support of his wife. All was gone.
Satan had accused God of unfairly protecting Job to win his allegiance. “But now,”Satan predicted, “stretch out Your hand and touch all that he has, and …
How was God’s Word inspired? Learn the difference between verbal, encounter and thought inspiration and discover which one most accurately portrays how the Bible was written. This fascinating study will strengthen your faith in God’s Word and give you a glimpse into the life of William Miller of the Advent Movement.
Lino Chaiña, a Peruvian witch doctor, is transformed through Bible study and leaves a legacy of faith. We too can be transformed through the study, and application, of God’s Word because it is His specific revelation to us. Learn why the Bible transforms and the four foundational quality of Scripture.
God reveals Himself in many ways because He wants you to know Him personally. He reveals Himself to us each day through nature, people and history. But His clearest revelations are through His Words as recorded in the Bible and through Jesus, the Living Word.
God’s interactions with King Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 2 illustrate how He uses general and specific revelation to communicate with humanity. God used general revelation to catch the king’s attention, then clarified His message through the prophet Daniel. God speaks to us in similar ways as He draws us to Himself.
The Bible was given by inspiration of God yet is expressed in human words. In this article we learn how the Bible was written by humans, yet is fully trustworthy because God is its author. We also study the meaning of two key verses in the Bible on inspiration: 2 Peter 1:21 and 2 Timothy 3:16.
An Amazing Archaeological Find The Bedouin shepherds had no idea they would find one of the most important archeological discoveries of the 20th century that day in 1946. Their search for pasturage led them into a sandy canyon between sheer cliffs on the north shore of the Dead Sea. They noticed an opening in the cl…