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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



Which Atheist claimed his book was the ultimate truth?

Karl Marx


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


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


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

"All scripture is inspired by God." 


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." 


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

He quotede from it throughout his ministry


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."


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