Is the Bible Really an Authoritative Source of God’s Word?
Logically, if God’s spoken word has authority, and if the Bible contains God’s written word, then the Bible must carry the same authority as God’s spoken word. King Josiah realized this, which is why he had such an intense reaction when he heard what was written in the “Book of the Law”
Although the Bible has been passed down for generations, scholars have concluded that the accuracy of its text has been remarkably preserved through the centuries by scribes who believed passionately in the importance of their work. The level of accuracy they maintained gives us confidence that the same meaning intended by the original authors, such as Moses, is what God’s Word still communicates today.
The Bible is intended to bring us to faith in God and help us to live our lives to the fullest (see
This devotion is from the NIV Case for Christ Study Bible by Zondervan. Used with permission.