The Bible Is The Best Selling Book Of All Times Essay
According to Dr. James White, our author, the Bible is the best-selling book of all times. One reason why the Bible is so special is because Jesus endorsed it. During His time, Jesus accepted the Old Testament as holy Scripture from God. He personally authorized and commissioned His handpicked followers, to teach others throughout the world, what He had taught them. Since the early church believed Jesus was God in human form, His teachings and the teachings of His apostles became a part of the Old Testament, as the Word of God.
Another reason why it is so special is because it was inspired. The Apostle Paul declared that “All Scripture is God breathed”, which means that the writing is from God Himself (2 Timothy 3:16). God used people to write the books of the Bible, but due to His level of involvement in the process, the writers wrote exactly what He wanted (p. 66).
And, a third reason why the Bible is so special, is because it claims to be true. According to the author, the Apostle Paul supports this claim in 2 Timothy 3:16-17 TLB, when he says “…[It] is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives; it straightens us out and helps us do what is right…” Furthermore, he says that the Bible gives guidance for virtually every area of life and millions have found that it is guidance that works, including helping them have a relationship with God.
Aside from the concern of why the Bible is so special, the author addresses…