As we have noted, the proper english term is god-breathed, not inspiration because the word inspiration has been used for a long time to refer to the authority of scripture we will still employ it, when necessary however we will put the word divine in front of it to emphasize that we are not speaking about inspiration in. Inspiration of the bible inspiration establishes that the bible is a divine product in other words, scripture is divinely inspired in that god actively worked through the process and had his hand in the outcome of what scripture would say inspired scripture is simply written revelation scripture is not only man's word, but also,. All scripture is inspired by god and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness that the man of god may be adequate, equipped for every good work (ii tim 3:16) what scriptures did st paul have in mind when he wrote the above to st timothy was he referring to the 66 books making up. The bible claims to be inspired of god this is easily seen by anyone who takes the time to examine the text of this ancient book the fact that such a claim is made, would not, of course, guarantee the genuineness of the assertion many documents feign inspiration (eg the book of mormon) that are clearly impious frauds.
The assemblies of god understanding of scripture has long been stated in the first article of the fellowship's statement of fundamental truths: “the scriptures, both the old and new testaments, are verbally inspired of god and are the revelation of god to man, the infallible, authoritative rule of faith and conduct (2 timothy. Biblical inspiration is the doctrine in christian theology that the authors and editors of the bible were led or influenced by god with the result that their writings may be designated in some sense the word of god contents [hide] 1 etymology 2 basis 3 views 31 roman catholic 32 protestant 321 evangelical 3211. Paul who wrote this epistle was obviously referring to the entirety of the old testament as being inspired the word inspired is literally god-breathed this is an interesting phrase since it implies that the scriptures are from the mouth of god likewise, peter says in 2 pet 1:21, for no prophecy was ever made by an act of. The inspiration of scripture james w scott the bible is the church s prize possession in it we find the good news of salvation in it we learn about god and his dealings with people down through the centuries and in it we find instruction and encouragement for our lives the word of god but the bible is more than a book.
First, fulfilled prophecy offers evidence to support god's inspiration of scripture specific fulfillments in the life of jesus were used by the early church to prove to jews that jesus was the christ apollos powerfully refuted the jews in public, showing by the scriptures that the christ was jesus (acts 18:28) regarding jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of god, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: that the. Bible is the inspired word of god biblical inspiration is defined as the work of the holy spirit by which, without setting aside their personalities and literary or human faculties, god so guided the authors of scripture as to enable them to write exactly the words which convey his truth to men, and in doing so preserved their. What do the words “inspired,” and “inspiration” mean the term “inspired” comes from the greek word, theopneustos, which means “god breathed” (theos, “god,” pneo, “to breathe”) when the church speaks of the bible as inspired, she means that the principal author of scripture is god dei verbum.
The inspiration of scripture affirmation: we accept the bible as the inspired word of god the writers were inspired, moved by the holy spirit (2 peter 1:21), and the writings are inspired, as if breathed or spoken by god (2 timothy 3:16. The necessity of inspiration as special revelation is god's communication to man of the truth he must know in order to be properly related to god, so inspiration deals with the preservation of that revelation so that what was received from god was accurately transmitted to others beyond the original recipient.
How do we know the bible is the inspired word of god is it because the bible claims to be the word of god the koran and the book of mormon also make the same claim what other source can we rely upon to prove the inspiration of the bible in this message, dr sproul and dr john gerstner have a mock debate over. Others believe the bible is inspired because it contains the word of god — along with myths, mistakes, and legends these people hold that it is wrong to identify the bible as the word of god rather, it is a witness of god speaking to mankind putting it another way, the word of god can be found in the bible, but the word of. The bible can't be god's inspired word because march 20, 2017 / comments off on the bible can't be god's inspired word because / posted in: general this is third and final installment of my series looking at some of bishop jc ryle's reasons why the bible is god's word these are taken from his sermon.
The bible manuscript society is dedicated to the protection, preservation and promotion of the holy bible down through the centuries this is because we believe the bible is the wholly inspired word of god, god-breathed, and incapable of error, except for man-made errors such as those in translation or copying. Perhaps part of the reason the bible is so neglected is the many doubts people have about this unique book if the bible came from the mouth of god, then the scriptures are believable when they speak of jesus christ and accurate when they touch the realm of science all scripture is inspired by god and is profitable for.
What exactly did the apostle paul mean when he said that the bible is “inspired of god” (2 timothy 3:16) paul, writing in the greek language, used a word that literally means “god-breathed” by that, paul meant that god by means of his holy spirit guided the bible writers to write only what he wanted. Paul wrote to timothy: all scripture is given by inspiration of god, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: that the man of god may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works (2 timothy 3 :16-17, kjv) the bible is the plenary, verbally inspired, infallible word of god. [editor's note: this article is the first in a series on the general subject, “ contemporary problems in biblical interpretation”] the bible has always occupied the central place in the christian faith from the time of the writing of the first books of the old testament in the days of moses until modern times the. “what do bible scholars mean when they speak of the 'inspiration' of the scriptures” the bible makes a claim that most books do not it claims to be from god unlike the few that make the claim, the bible's claim is true this is the concept called “inspiration” there are several things involved in considering the “inspiration.