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1

Other than the Bible which other books are claimed by some to be ultimate truth?

Examples include...

The Qur'an - Muslims

Book of Morman - Mormans

Bhagavad Vita - Hindus

The Torah - Jews

Guru Garnth Sahib - Sikhs

 

2

Which Atheist claimed his book was the ultimate truth?

Karl Marx

3

Which book in history has been attacked in an attempt to discredit it more than any other book and yet still stands complete today as a source of religious authority?

The Bible

4

What 'internal' evidence do scholars use to support the authority of the Bible?

Self-proclamation - what the bible says about itself

Holy Spirit - the Spirit reveals truth

Transforming Ability - how the truth of the Bible changes people

Unity - How the Bible comes together to tell one overall truth

5

What does 2 Timothy 3:16 state about the Bible?

"All scripture is inspired by God." 

6

What does 2 Peter 1:21 state about the inspiration of prophecy in scripture?

"No prophecy was ever made by an act of human will but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God." 

7

What evidence is there that Jesus himself viewed the Old Testament as authoritative?

He quotede from it throughout his ministry

8

Christian claim that the Holy Spirit 'bares witness' with their own spirit that truth is found in the Bible. Where does this belief originate?

John 16:13

Jesus  said ... "...when He, the Spirit of truth comes, He will guide you into all truth."
 

9

Christians believe tha the Bible and the Holy Spirit of God actually transforms the lives of people. Where does this teching come from?