How we got the Bible by Neil R. Lightfoot

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Published by A.C.U. Press in Abilene, Tex .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bible -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementNeil R. Lightfoot.
SeriesThe Way of life series ;, 180
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS445 .L47 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2746014M
LC Control Number86071090

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We’ve completed the basic study of “How we got our Bible.” We’ve gone from God’s inspired revelation to the actual Bible translations we read.

The following study is a very simplified summary of how the Christian can use the Scripture so that it affects his/her life. Definitions: a. The purpose of our briefing pack How We Got Our Bible, now available in book format, is to deal with these questions and to assure its readers that the Bible is reliable, accurate, and applicable to the world today.

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A brief chronology of how we got 'The Good Book' Early Development. – B.C. Books of the Hebrew Old Testament written c. – B.C.

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In the second place we shall do well to remember that the Bible was not written all at once, or by one man, like most other books with which we are acquainted, but that years elapsed between the writing of Genesis (the first Book of the Old Testament) and the Apocalypse or Revelation of St John (the last Book of the New).

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MacArthur, Jr. Ever since Eve encountered Satan’s barrage of doubt and denial (Gen. ), mankind has continued to question God’s Word. Unfortunately, Eve had little or no help in sorting through her intellectual obstacles .

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