A Well-Grounded Trust

The fallacy of circularity -- the accusation that all arguments for the trustworthiness of Scripture come round to the Bible's own truth claims -- has been leveled against Christians, and sometimes it's well-founded.  How, then, is a serious student of the Word to explain and validate her certainty that when she opens the pages of… Continue reading A Well-Grounded Trust

Knowable, Necessary, and Enough

I've heard it many times and from the most unexpected sources: "I try to read the Bible, but . . . it doesn't seem to say anything to me.  I don't understand what I'm reading.  It doesn't help me, so I end up quitting . . " Set this response beside David's from Psalm 119:… Continue reading Knowable, Necessary, and Enough

Inerrancy Defined and Defended

  As one who is eminently shake-able, I look daily and with great need to the unshakeable Word of God.  There's no better place to turn when your heart has been shaken -- Truth (with a capital "t") is the solid foundation for a life of stability.  The #livefree Thursday community is pondering the word… Continue reading Inerrancy Defined and Defended