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Description of The Divinity of the Scriptures

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The Bible is a book that is comprised of over forty different authors and sixty six different books, which are sub-divided into the Old and New Testament. The division is because the Old is the books that we inherited from the Jewish faith and the New Testament is during the time of and after the Messiah, had come and is only in the Christian Bible. The Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are given by the inspiration of God because, they complement each other, they declare prophecy and fulfillment, and God is revealed through them. The word “inspiration means breathed into. By [the term] “divine inspiration” of the Bible we mean that the Holy Spirit breathed into or guided God’s chosen servants who then made known the truth they received” (The Doctrine We Adorn 6). This is how the Bible was constructed God inspiring and man writing it out.
The scriptures of the Old and New testaments complement each other throughout the Bible. The teachings are never inconsistent from the beginning of the Bible to the end, God is constantly showing His true character which is that of a loving and redemptive Creator of all. The book Gleanings From Scriptures says, “The divine law is set before us… if all men are sinners it is important that they be made aware of that fact- by setting before them a perfect standard that they may see how far short they come of it” (Pink 339). This is the consistency of the scriptures from the beginning to the end; we are shown the fall and restoration of mankind. God uses the scripture to talk to us that is why it is completely consistent, throughout. He uses it as a communication vessel. He inspired each word and thought of the scriptures and “the validity and nature of biblical inspiration rests on the cred...

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... of the Old and New Testaments were given by inspiration of God, and that they only constitute the Divine rule of Christian faith and practice” (The Doctrine We Adorn 1).

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