The Authority of Scripture

  1. What (Who) is the theme of the entire Bible? How is this amazing given its diversity?
  2. What did the Greeks believe about the “logos”? How did John speak to this in John 1:1-5 & 14?
  3. What is “special revelation”?
  4. What does the original word that we translate as “inspired” mean? (2 Timothy 3:14-17)
  5. What does the word “canonization” mean? Why is it important in a conversation about the authority of Scripture?
  6. What did Jesus say about His own words?
  7. What was the apostle Peter’s conviction about the Word of God? (2 Peter 1:16-21)
  8. What was the importance of Peter’s eyewitness testimony? How did He consider in comparison with Scripture?
  9. What does the authority of Scripture have to do with “good news”?
  10. What did Peter believe about the letters of Paul? Why does this matter?
  11. How should we apply the truth of the Bible’s authenticity?
  12. What should the relationship be between the truth of Scripture and the terms and trends of society?
  13. Which translation of the Bible do you use most often? Consider incorporating others into your study along the lines that Kevin laid out.
  14. What does the Bible believe about itself? (Psalm 19:7-11)
  15. Take some time to investigate one of the books of the Bible that Kevin mentioned that maybe you’re unfamiliar with.

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