Bibliology (The Written Word)

Thy Word

Forever O Lord, Thy Word is settled in Heaven This book (the Bible) contains—The mind of God, the state of man, the way of salvation, the doom of sinners and the happiness of believers. Its doctrines are holy, its precepts are binding, its histories are true and its discussions are immutable. Read it to be wise, believe it to be safe, practice it to be holy. It contains light to direct you, food to support you and comfort to cheer you. It is the traveler’s map, the pilgrim’s st...

The Bible and the Presidents

February is a presidential month for historically-minded Americans. And rightly so. Our first and truly great President! George Washington, was born in February (Feb. 11, 1732, "Old Style" calendar, Feb. 22 "New Style"). So too was Abraham Lincoln, perhaps our greatest and most beloved President of all (Feb. 12, 1809). Their respective birthdays have been holidays in most states--or at least one of them was. Now it's "President's Day"--and it's supposed to include all of the Preside...

The Perfect Word of God

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple (Psalm 19:7). We are not in any wise dependent upon human testimony in forming our conclusions as to the divine origin of the Bible, inasmuch as these conclusions rest upon a foundation furnished by the Bible itself. God’s Word, as well as His work, speaks for itself; it carries its own credentials with it; it speaks to the heart; it reaches down to the great moral roots ...

The Silences

Although the Bible sometimes explains some events in great detail, most of the time it explains events with an amazing small number of words, compared to the volumes that human authors have written in portraying human history. There are some events in the Bible that human authors would have explained in minute detail; yet the Bible has remained silent. The silence is most significant. God has clearly indicated in the contents of the Bible that there is “a time to keep silence and a time to...
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