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How Do You View the Bible?

How Do You View the Bible?

Would you say it is . . .

  • a book of human wisdom?

  • a book of myths and legends?

  • the Word of God?

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS

“All Scripture is inspired of God.”​—2 Timothy 3:16, New World Translation.

WHAT THAT CAN MEAN FOR YOU

Satisfying answers to life’s big questions.​—Proverbs 2:1-5.

Reliable guidance for day-to-day living.​—Psalm 119:105.

Real hope for the future.​—Romans 15:4.

CAN WE REALLY BELIEVE WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS?

Yes, for at least three reasons:

  • Amazing harmony. The Bible was written over a period of 1,600 years by some 40 different people. Most of them never met one another. Yet, the entire book is harmonious, with one central theme!

  • Honest history. Secular historians seem quick to cover over the defeats of their people. In contrast, Bible writers candidly recorded both their personal failings and those of their nation.​—2 Chronicles 36:15, 16; Psalm 51:1-4.

  • Reliable prophecy. The Bible foretold the destruction of the ancient city of Babylon some 200 years in advance. (Isaiah 13:17-22) It revealed not only the manner in which Babylon would fall but even the name of its conqueror!​—Isaiah 45:1-3.

    Numerous other Bible prophecies were also fulfilled down to the smallest detail. But is that not what we would expect of the Word of God?​—2 Peter 1:21.

TO THINK ABOUT

How can God’s Word improve your life?

The Bible answers that question at ISAIAH 48:17, 18 and 2 TIMOTHY 3:16, 17.