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Unformatted text preview: 1 The Inspiration and Inerrancy of Scripture Lecture 18 Inspiration & !"!! "#$% False Views of Inspiration: Natural Inspiration Isaac Newton: Scientific Genius In the same way, Natural Inspiration holds that the biblical writers were men of great religious genius. Though their abilities were merely human, they reached a higher level of accomplishment in their field than most men. Mozart: Musical Genius Shakespeare: Literary Genius False Views of Inspiration: Mystical Inspiration After a great sermon, we sometimes say the preacher was especially inspired or guided by the Spirit. Mystical Inspiration suggests the biblical writers were similarly inspired. Their work was the product of the Holy Spirit, but only as a part of His normal mode of ministry. False Views of Inspiration: Partial / Variable Inspiration There are degrees of inspiration. On matters of science and history, the Bible may include errors or myths....
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