Basic Bible Doctrine

How are the Scriptures Authoritative? (Basic Bible Doctrine, Part 4)

How are the Scriptures Authoritative? Because they are God-breathed (or inspired by God), the Scriptures are the ultimate standard of truth. In John 17:17, Christ Jesus declares, “Sanctify them [i.e. His followers] Thy truth: Thy word is truth.” Elsewhere, the…
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How did God Inspire the Scriptures? (Basic Bible Doctrine, Part 3)

How did God inspire the Scriptures? Did God merely dictate the words of Scripture to their respective human authors? Or did God ‘override’ the human authors reducing them to mere automatons in order to communicate His revelation? In short, neither….
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What is the Origin of Scripture?

Sola Scriptura (Latin: “by the Scriptures alone) is the Protestant theological maxim encapsulating the truth that Scripture (which is the plenary [i.e. fully] inspired, wholly infallible, wholly inerrant, and wholly sufficient Word of God) is the sole authority of faith…
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Here We Stand, Resolved: Basic Bible Doctrine (Introduction)

On April 18, 1521 at the Diet of Worms, Johann Eck adjured Martin Luther under oath to renounce his biblical teaching and faith – both of which radically conflicted with that of Catholic Rome. Luther responded thus: Since your most…
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