Short Essay of Inspiration and Inerrancy

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Short Essay of Inspiration and Inerrancy

I study the Word of God, because I am passionate to know my Savior more. When you want to know more about a subject or about a person, you do research, and study to find out more about it. I want to know more about Jesus and his redemption story. Most times, when you want to know the truth, you go straight to the source, so the bible would be that source for me. According to John 1:1 The Word has been around since the beginning and the Word was with God and the Word was God. So going to the Bible is actually going to the source, to explore who God is. According to II Timothy 3:16, All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in
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The next most relevant argument is the historical argument. It never fails when entering into a debate about anything, we all start bringing up things in the past (history), whether it be, political things, sports arguments, or even biblical arguments. This argument takes history into consideration to prove the inerrancy of the scriptures, even takes former theologians and church leaders into consideration. The final two arguments to me are very weak and I am unsure how we would even consider these to be a legitimate argument. First the Epistemological arguments needs to be justified even if the belief is true, and must be without doubt, my thought on this argument, eliminates any faith and you still have to refer to the Biblical and historical argument to provide support for this one. The final argument is that of the slippery slope. The slippery slope is a logical argument that is all about action and chain reaction, meaning, we are headed down a slippery slope when we start on this argument and will increase error.

If we look at scripture we will find that God is True (Romans 3:4) God breathed out the scriptures (II Timothy 3:16) and so we can conclude that that the scriptures are true (John 17:17). This is a great example of how inspiration and inerrancy work together. Most will say when you can show inerrancy you can prove inspiration. You can’t have one without the other when speaking on the

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