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The Bible Inspired by GodI believe that the Bible is truly inspired by God. It is a gift offering the message ofguidance, morals, and deliverance to us while we navigate through life. There is evidenceto prove this and to show that it is truly the Word of God spoken through people andevents.First, The Bible is a unified book. It contains 66 books written over about 1,500years by about 40 different authors, and yet it follows a consistent theme. One of thestrong pieces of evidence for this is the Bible’s depiction of the Messiah. Jesus had aspecific ministry, which was to come to earth to save the lost, and pay the debt of allhumanity’s sins. Jesus boldly proclaimed God’s Word and accepted his fate for oursalvation. He was able to do so because he knew of the power and the truth in God’sWord and sought for us to experience it and its rewards in the same way. The OldTestament, written hundreds of years before Jesus’s birth, predicts his coming andfulfillment that is described in the New Testament through his life ministry, torturousdeath, and resurrection into heaven. The purpose in the life of the Messiah reveals thetruth that the Bible is truly “God breathed” and a roadmap for our lives.Second, the Bible contains very accurate prophecy. For example, in the OldTestament Genesis 12:3 states, “I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonorsyou I will curse, and in you all the families of the Earth shall be blessed” (the Holy

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