In Part Two of our series, Pastor Mike points out three areas of proof from scripture that helps to ensure the reliability of the Bible.
The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever.
Isaiah 40:8 NKJV
All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness…
2 Timothy 3:16 NASB
> (40 different human authors)
> (over 1,500 years)
> (on 3 different continents)
> (in 13 countries)
> (translated into over 2,500 languages)
> (world’s best selling book)
> (contains over 750,000 words)
3 Reasons for Believing
1. Proof from (Prophecy)
> (Isaiah 44:28——Cyrus)
> (Ezekiel 26:3-4——City of Tyre)
> (Isaiah 61:1-3——Jesus)
2. Proof from (Archeology & History)
Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Here a great number of disabled people used to lie—the blind, the lame, the paralyzed.
John 5:2-3 NIV
> (Sodom and Gomorrah)
> (The Hittites)
3. Proof from (Unity)
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
John 3:16 NKJV
Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.
Matthew 24:35 NIV