The Truth of the Bible

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Krajec Anna Krajec Dustin Hogan / Dr. Moore Christian Formation 9/9/11 Biblical Authority Every religion has its literature. The Islam faith is based upon the Koran; Buddhists rely on the Buddhavacana and other scriptures; Judaism is governed by the Torah. The Christian faith uses the Holy Bible. Indeed, the Bible’s truth has long been a subject of controversy, and there is truth to both sides. However, in the end, this book is a roadmap and a steadfast basis for the way we, as Christians, should conduct ourselves. To deny its authority would be to deny the way we are called to live. I am new to the Bible. Or, rather, the Bible is new to me. Although I have grown up in Bible-believing churches my whole life, I was always the kid in Sunday school that seemed biblically illiterate. Sure, I knew the major stories; I knew that Moses split the Red Sea, Jonah was swallowed by the whale, and Jesus suffered, died, and was resurrected. But I did not know specifics, and I did not know the bearing those things had on my life. In a home where God and the Bible remained slightly taboo, I was not encouraged to read it on my own or ask questions. It was not until I began my studies at a Christian college that I really dove into the text and learned
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course BCH 5045 taught by Professor Guy during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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