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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Trusting the Bible


By Erwin W. Lutzer

Can you trust the Bible? Many answer this question, no. Others will answer, yes. Erwin W. Lutzer will be one of those answering Yes. In this book he gives seven reasons why he thinks you can trust the Bible. The reasons are from different sources and viewpoints.

They reasons are:
A Logical Reason, The Bible claims to be God’s Word
A Historical Reason, History confirms the Bible’s reliability
A Prophetic Reason, Bible prophecies prove its truthfulness
A Christological Reason, Christ affirmed the Bible’s authority and truth
A Scientific Reason, Science supports Biblical creation
A Providential Reason, God’s people, by His providence, recognized the Canon
A Personal Reason, The Bible has power to change lives

He gives information from many sources and both sides of the argument. The viewpoints of atheists, scientists and others are shared. He uses archaeology finds, historical writing and the theological views on the subject. He gives a history of how we got the Bible and uses the Bible to prove why the Bible is trustworthy.

I think this is one of those book that will be well worth the reading and that it contributes a lot of useful information on a subject that is important to our faith. I found it is easy to read and understand.  I would recommend using it in group discussions and as a reference book. There is a Bible DVD and study guide available.

The author ends the book with a chapter to the doubter, he gives some words of help and offers this statement;
“If you find yourself wanting to believe but unable to do so, let me stress the need to look to Christ. We can do no better than to renew our confidence in Him as the one and only Savior; the One who will not deceive us.”

I received this book free from Moody Press Review Program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255

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