The Authority of the Bible
|Written by Patrick Morley|
|Monday, May 24 2010 00:00|
Recently an important theologian, one of my most beloved professors, waffled on his commitment to an historical Adam and Eve. Why? His motives are noble. He doesn't want Christians to be marginalized because of changes in the scientific worldview.
I spent quite a bit of my weekend going back through my resources. There's really no doubt the Bible gives an historical record of Adam and Eve.
How do people go astray? It has a lot to do with how one perceives the authority of the Bible, and how much ambiguity one can handle. Mystery abounds.
In the end, the Bible does claim to be the very word of God.
Here's the commitment I suggest we each make: In the Bible we find a flawless record of exactly what God wanted to say exactly the way he wanted to say it.
Here are three suggestions to stay on track....
Yours for changed lives,