“Textual criticism – what is it?”……Answer: Simply stated, textual criticism is a method used to determine what the original manuscripts of the Bible said. The original manuscripts of the Bible are either lost, hidden, or no longer in existence. What we do have is tens of thousands of copies of the original manuscripts dating from […]

Why you can believe the Bible How do we know that the Bible we have today can be trusted? … The Bible claims to be God’s unique communication to mankind. …Billions of men and women have based their lives on its message. Millions have died for it. Can an intelligent person believe in the Bible? […]

Is the Bible Reliable?……Prewritten History–Part 2……by…John MacArthur…All Rights Reserved……(A copy of this message on cassette tape may be obtained by calling 1-800-55-GRACE)……Selected Scriptures Tape GC 1350 Introduction The prophets of the Old and New Testaments had a knowledge that was beyond the ability of the human mind–they recorded prewritten history. Fulfilled prophecy vindicates the divine […]

“Does the warning in Revelation 22:18-19 apply to the entire Bible or just the Book of Revelation?”……Revelation 22:18-19 contains a warning to anyone who tampers with the biblical text: "For I testify together to everyone who hears the Words of the prophecy of this Book: If anyone adds to these things, God will add on […]

“Has the Bible been corrupted, altered, edited, revised, or tampered with?”……The books of the Old Testament were written from approximately 1400 B.C. to 400 B.C. The books of the New Testament were written from approximately A.D. 40 to A.D. 90. So, anywhere between 3400 to 1900 years have passed since a book of the Bible […]

“Is the Bible truly God’s Word?”……Answer: Our answer to this question will not only determine how we view the Bible and its importance to our lives, but also it will ultimately have an eternal impact on us. If the Bible is truly God's Word, then we should cherish it, study it, obey it, and fully […]

“How do we know when the books of the Bible were written?”……Answer: We have a few basic ways of knowing when the individual books of the Bible were written: a combination of internal and external evidence and, particularly in the Old Testament, traditional accounts.……Internal evidence might consist of the style of writing and mentions of […]