THE WATCHTOWER No. 4 2016 | The Bible—A Story of Survival
Over the centuries, all kinds of threats could have destroyed the Bible or its message. Why is its survival significant?
No other book has shaped the beliefs of so many people over such a long period of time. But can the Bible be trusted?
Bible writers and copyists used parchments and papyrus to record the Bible’s message. How have such ancient writings survived until our day?
Political and religious leaders have tried to prevent people from owning, translating, or reproducing the Bible. None succeeded.
Some unscrupulous individuals have tried to alter the Bible’s message. How have their efforts been detected and foiled?
What makes this book so special?
What was unusual about Jesus’ dealings with lepers? On what grounds did Jewish religious leaders grant a divorce?
Individuals have been helped to abandon their violent ways. What motivated them can also motivate others.
THE BIBLE CHANGES LIVES
How did one man overcome his addiction to pornography and gain peace of mind?
Thousands of Christian denominations are divided by conflicting doctrines and differing views. So how can you determine who is teaching the truth?
Could God be using some faith-based organization to draw people to him?
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Many Bible writers credited God for what they wrote. Why?