Is The Bible’s Origin Divine Or From Men?

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The origin of Scripture comes from

G O D

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD. He rose early the next morning and set up an altar and twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel at the base of the mountain.

Exodus 31:18

When he finished speaking with Moses on Mount Sinai, he gave him the two tablets of the testimony, stone tablets inscribed by the finger of God.

Exodus 34:27

The LORD also said to Moses, “Write down these words, for I have made a covenant with you and with Israel based on these words.”

Moses wrote down the very words of God while in His presence. 

Why would God write down the ten commandments on stone tablets? It was a picture of the Son of God.

Matthew 21:42

Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This is what the Lord has done and it is wonderful in our eyes?

Acts 4:10-11

10 let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified and whom God raised from the dead—by him this man is standing here before you healthy. 11 This Jesus is

the stone rejected by you builders,
which has become the cornerstone.

Revelation 19:13

13 He wore a robe dipped in blood, and his name is called the Word of God.

Jesus is called the Word of God and is referred to as The Stone [the cornerstone which the believers are built upon]

When Moses came down the mountain with the stone tablets [the ten commandments] in his hands, it was showing that God was going to send down to earth Jesus Christ the Living Word in the flesh to reveal the Living God to all humanity.

The only one who attacks the Word of God is the devil. If you find yourself attacking the Bible, now you know where that push for you to do so is coming from. 

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How Important Is God’s Word To You?

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John 8:31-32 

31 Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you continue in my word, you really are my disciples. 32 You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

These two verses made me realize something very important. What makes a TRUE follower of Jesus Christ?

The answer in the passage is “If you continue in my word…” What does that really mean anyhow?

It is to believe every word that is written in Holy Scripture. To live one’s life based upon the Scriptures. If a person has the Holy Spirit, he or she will do so, for the Spirit of God will urge them on. 

A person is free because they walk in the light of God’s Word [Psalm 119:105 “Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path”] and not in the shade of false doctrine. A person is blind [captive] because of the dark. They are set free [can see] because of the Scripture who points them to the real Jesus. 

When a professing Christian says that there are errors in the Bible, contradictions, and even deny authorship of the Scripture to the Holy Spirit, that individual is NOT a disciple of Christ. 

You want to know who follows Christ and loves Him? Ask the person what they feel about the Bible and do they believe it is the very words of God? The last question would be, do you stake your life on it? 

 The answer they give you will reveal their heart towards Jesus. 

Psalms 1 The Righteous Shall Not Be Moved

1 How happy is the one who does not
walk in the advice of the wicked
or stand in the pathway with sinners
or sit in the company of mockers!

HappyEsher in Hebrew means joyful or to be in bliss.
True happiness is found after one rejects any sinful participation with sinful men.

2 Instead, his delight is in the Lord’s instruction,
and he meditates on it day and night.

Those who do reject a lifestyle of sin shows that they love the Word of God and desire to please the Lord Jesus Christ.

3 He is like a tree planted beside flowing streams
that bears its fruit in its season
and whose leaf does not wither.
Whatever he does prospers.

When you base your life in God’s Word, God’s favor shall be poured out on you. It does not matter the size of the whirlwind headed your way, you shall not be moved.

4 The wicked are not like this;
instead, they are like chaff that the wind blows away.

The wicked in their case has no anchor to keep them secure and immovable because they have rejected the Word of God.

5 Therefore the wicked will not stand up in the judgment,
nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.

In the judgment seat of Christ, the Atheists, the Mormons, the Jehovah Witnesses, Islam, and any other group who has rejected the inerrancy of the Word of God and the person of Jesus Christ as revealed in Scripture shall be found guilty.

6 For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked leads to ruin.

The Lord God is watching those for their good who love His Word and are obeying it. But, those who do not love His Word, have walked away from the only person that can give them eternal life, Jesus Christ.