Biblical ideas dating
In the early days of the Bible's legality in England, many Christians were willing to pay large sums of money, just for an hour or two with the Bible, and just as people camp out for rock concerts today, they used to camp out waiting turns at John Roger's Chained-Bible!Yes, my friend I am not ashamed to believe that the Bible is the Word of the Living God!Even though it is an Ancient Book, the Bible remains up -to-date and completely relevant for us today. It has survived the examination of critics, it is truly the world's greatest book! "All scripture is given by the inspiration of God and is profitable..." (II Timothy )Of course the Bible does include the writings of many different men spanning across time.Looking at many other early writings for instance those in Babylon, Persia, Egypt and other early civilizations are composed of sheer nonsense and primitive superstition. The reason for the Bible's greatness lies in its unique authorship... It openly claims that each author wrote only as he was moved by the one divine author, the holy sprit. The Bible can be trusted in its history as well as its moral & spiritual teaching.12-14 of Genesis and one even has his father's name.
Recent evidence however has proven beyond any question the existence of an advanced civilization in UR of the Chaldeans during the 21st and 20th centuries B. Abraham's historicity is also confirmed by ancient inscriptions that bear the names of almost very town mentioned in Ch.
As I am ever mentioning, the advances of science are constantly giving us a clearer view of the past even causing Mythology to become History as with the Trojan Wars, the legendary Helen of Troy, and the Trojan Horse. People enamored of my mythic art have asked me why I believe the Bible is the world's greatest book and aside from my controversial belief that the literal translation prepared from the Greek and Hebrew for the King James version was secretly re-written in perfect grammatical English by Shakespeare, here are my thoughts on and some illustrations from this, easily the most influential collection of sacred writings of all time to Western Civilization..."" In the last half of the 18th century the French philosopher and infidel Voltaire made the prediction that within 100 years the Bible and all Christianity would be completely forgotten.
Voltaire died in 1778, but since that time the world has been flooded with millions upon millions of printed copies of the Bible in hundreds of languages and dialects.
The Bible teaches us that God reached down into this world to accomplish his purposes, and to provide redemption for us all.
He divided the nations - He preserved Noah - Called out Abraham - Raised up Moses - Delivered the Jews from Egypt -Judged the Kingdom of Israel - Supervised the rise of Gentile powers - Came in human form - Offered himself as a sacrifice for our sins - Rose from the dead- and poured out the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost!
For instance, the opening of Genesis, penned by Moses was actually 'The Creation Hymn', sung for ages, finally written down.