The Bible is indestructible because it is God’s Word

Reliability of the Bible
https://youtu.be/e80KNWrX1gU I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished. Matt. 5:18 1. Survival through time. Being written on material that perishes and having been copied and recopied for hundreds of years before the invention of the printing press did not diminish the style, correctness, or existence of the Bible. Compared with other ancient writings, it has more manuscript evidence than any ten pieces of classical literature combined. 2. Survival through persecution. The bible has withstood vicious attacks of its enemies as no other book has. Many have tried to burn it, ban it, and outlaw it, from the days of the Roman emperors to present…
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Consistent theme of the Bible points to divine inspiration

Reliability of the Bible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49mMc88dXj8 VERSE REFERENCES: Genesis - Gen 3:15 Exodus - Exo 12 Leviticus - Lev 21:11-12 Numbers - Num 21:9 Deuteronomy - Deu 18:18 Joshua - Josh 1:1ff Judges - Entire context of the book Ruth - Ruth 4:1-12 1 Samuel - 1 Samuel 8:7 2 Samuel - 2 Sam 5:4 1 Kings - Matthew 12:42 2 Kings - Luke 4:24 1 Chronicles - Matthew 22:41-46 2 Chronicles - Entire context of the book Ezra - Ezra 3-5, John 2:19 Nehemiah - Neh 1:3; 2:5 Esther - Est 4:14 Job - Job 9:33 Psalm - Psa 16:10 Proverbs - Pro 9:10 Ecclesiastes - Ecc 12:14 Song of Solomon - Entire context of the book Isaiah - Isa 7:14; Isa 53 Jeremiah - Jer 23:5 Lamentations - Entire context of the book…
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Debunking the da vinci code

Reliability of the Bible
https://youtu.be/5SbLu1PDRHI You've written this book Breaking the da vinci code which is a great book. Summarize what you saw in the da vinci code and tell me the hype, the historical errors, why it was based on the hidden gospels and what does true history tell us here about this. Was Jesus married to Mary Magdalene? Okay let's summarize what we've already covered. We've already suggested that Jesus didn't become divine at the council of Nicea and Constantine didn't have anything to do with it. That goes back to the very beginning roots of Christianity and can be seen in the encounter that he has with the Jewish leadership. So we've taken care of that one. We've talked about the fact that the canon, even though the naming of the…
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Why the book of Machabees should not be part of the Bible

Composition of the Bible
In 2 Machabees, we have the reference cited by the Catholic Church to support Purgatory. 12:43 And when he had made a gathering throughout the company to the sum of two thousand drachms of silver, he sent it to Jerusalem to offer a sin offering, doing therein very well and honestly, in that he was mindful of the resurrection: 12:44 For if he had not hoped that they that were slain should have risen again, it had been superfluous and vain to pray for the dead. 12:45 And also in that he perceived that there was great favour laid up for those that died godly, it was an holy and good thought. Whereupon he made a reconciliation for the dead, that they might be delivered from sin. Protestants do not…
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Does the Big Bang Theory prove that God doesn’t exist?

Bible and Science
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k782BqrvfMM Is the Big Bang scientific proof that God created the universe? Does the Big Bang agree with Genesis 1:1 in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. This is a very important, fascinating topic and my guest today is astronomer and astrophysicist Dr. Hugh Ross, who received his PhD in astronomy from the University of Toronto and did post-doctoral research on quasars at Caltech. He's the author of many books that we will introduce along the way and let me start off by asking you: what is the Big Bang? Well the Big Bang model is the idea that the universe is traceable back to a beginning, not just the beginning of matter and energy but a beginning of matter, energy, space and time and how the…
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There are no absolute moral values

Relevance of the Bible
https://youtu.be/pk65vJcfpkQ So your name again but then okay that my name is Chad. So Ben you don't believe in right and wrong? Nope. And why is that? It's purely subjective. I mean it's never really straight up and down if that makes any sense. That's kind of the best way I could explain it. So when you think of something like torturing babies for the fun of it, you can't say that's black-and-white wrong. You say that it's open? I say it's cruel but I mean like torturing babies for the fun of it, you should be stopped. I don't believe in right or wrong but I would stop you if I saw you doing it. I don't think you'd go to hell if you did it though because I…
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The Bible is outdated

Relevance of the Bible
https://youtu.be/0T9_LhU4Fn8 The bible is still relevant. The reason that it's still relevant is because it's the story of people. Human beings don't change. Human beings are the same whether you live in Australia or you live on the other side of the world. If you lived a thousand years ago there's something about human nature which is universal and the stories in the bible are first and foremost stories about people. I was once talking to someone who was not a Christian and he said to me “You talk about these people in the bible like you know them, like they're your friends or your family.” And in a way they are because I have a story about my friends and my family who who I've known in my life…
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What about the lost books of the Bible?

Reliability of the Bible
https://youtu.be/uWm2Sg-qRrg Scripture and canon. That's what we'll be spending the next few minutes talking About. I'm Mark Mellinger at the Gospel Coalition National Conference 2013 and joining me for this discussion is Dr. Michael Krueger. He is the president of Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte. Good to have you here Dr. Kreuger. Thank You Mark and good to be here. Well let's start here the, the obvious starting place. Which challenges to the veracity of Scripture seemed to have the most resonance in North America today? Well there's a lot of attacks on the Bible as you probably know just looking Around. But what I've discovered over the years is that the attack that has the most traction with people is one that has to do with how we know…
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Why are there so many Bible translations?

Reliability of the Bible
https://youtu.be/atujWKe9EQw Why are there so many translations to the Bible? Maybe you've looked online, maybe you've gone a Christian bookstore or any bookstore and thought which translation do I pick up. In fact maybe you've thought there's so many translations, can we even have any confidence of what the original said. Well, the reason there's different translations is this - one of the main reasons is because the language changes over time so words take on different meaning as society changes. To take an obvious example, just a generation ago the word “gay” meant something very different. It simply meant “to be happy” than what the word gay means today. So somebody was translating certain things from a generation ago, they might word it differently than they do today. Language…
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Can the story of Jonah being swallowed by the whale be true?

Reliability of the Bible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvZYuQJ7QY0 What's Jonah really swallowed by a big fish? I mean, come on, this story sounds so Outlandish. This is clearly one of the most famous stories in the Bible. If you've ever been to Sunday school you've heard about God calling Jonah to go preach the Ninevites. He says “No, thank you God”, goes the opposite direction, gets thrown in the water, swallowed by a big fish, reluctantly goes and preaches in Nineveh. Could this really have happened? Well there’re a few things to keep in mind. Number one, in Matthew 12 Jesus speaks about Jonah as a historical figure. If Jesus is the Son of God and we accurately preserved his words and he speaks of Jonah as being historical, that's good reason. And there's reason to think…
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