The Doctrine Of Inerrancy

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Introduction Christians believe that the Bible in its entirety is the inerrant word God; they base their foundation on what the Bible says which is supposed to be inspired by God, and written by man. Some of the reasons Christians believe that the Bible is the word of God are because it gives mankind a sense of purpose, a reason for living. Another reason has to do with simply that it gives the best explanation for the world coming to existence. Due to the fact Christians believe the Bible to be true, they apply to all areas of there lives, such as controversial topics like homosexuality as alternate way of living. By contemporizing the scripture, it makes the Bible relevant to all areas of life in this current time. Christians do not consider …show more content…
Unlike scientific theories, which usually states that the world came into existence randomly, the Bible gives the reader an illustration of how the world came to be. The Bible says, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Gen. 1.1). Christians do not believe the world came into being by accident, but by a creator with a plan and purpose. Inerrancy is the word that is sometimes used by Christians to describe their belief system concerning the Bible; Millard J. Erickson, who wrote the book Introducing Christian Doctrine, best defines the doctrine of inerrancy by stating, “The inerrancy of scripture is the doctrine that the Bible is fully truthful in all of its teachings” (60). When Christians say they believe the inerrancy of the Bible, they believe in their doctrine because it best explains the creation of the …show more content…
Christians believe the scriptures to entirely true due to the fact that it answers the key questions to humanity that science and other theorists fail to answer. Such as the creation of the earth and its existence, also the purpose of mankind and the reason for living. Another important aspect to Christianity is contemporizing the word and what it says and making it applicable in this present day. By implementing the word of God to answer controversial topics and relevant issues such as homosexuality. By trusting that the Bible is without mistake and is God’s word, if God says something is wring and mankind should not do it, people ought to listen to the creator. For the Bible is the inerrant word of

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