Clinging to the Word of Life

“clinging to the Word of Life, that I will be satisfied in the day of Christ that I did not run in vain nor did I labor in vain.” (Philippians 2:16) Much can be said from these words of Paul, but I want to focus first on the initial words which follow the statement in… Read More

God Communicates through Christ: Hebrews 1:1-4 (part 5)

“he spoke to us through the Son…”   What a wonderful gift has been given to us in Jesus Christ.  All of the many parts and pieces of scriptures, all of the narratives, all of the prophetic literature, all of the songs, the poems, the laments, the dirges, all of the exalted praise find their… Read More

What then do we mean that the Bible is infallible and inerrant?

What do we mean when we state that the Bible is infallible as well as being inerrant?               As discussed above, the Bible is inerrant, or, in other words, without error.  The idea of infallibility takes the premise one step further.  When we say that the Bible is infallible, we say that the Bible… Read More

To what extent does inerrancy extend?

To what extent is the Bible inspired and thus inerrant?  Does the inspiration extend only to the ideas conveyed or to the very words of scripture?   A debate that has been taking place between the Orthodox branches in the church and what is normally called the Neo-Orthodox movement, is over the question of the… Read More

To what extent does Biblical infallibility extend?

If the Bible is incapable of error, to what extent does that infallibility extend, just to theological matters or to all maters to which it speaks?   We have already touched on this idea but it bears repeating.  Given that the Bible is written by God, it is impossible for the text to be in… Read More