Why Sixty-Six Books? The Development of the Canon
The past few decades have witnessed a resurgence of criticism against the authority of the canon of Scripture. Books like The da Vinci Code seek to undermine the foundations of Christianity by shedding doubt on the cornerstone of its structure: the Word of God. Sadly, these critiques generally invent lies and falsify information to create “persuasive” arguments against the authority of Scripture, and one of the most common areas in which this occurs is the canonization process of the Bible. Yet, as this lesson demonstrates, the early church faced similar problems and struggles as they received God’s Word, and the wisdom He granted them to confront these problems and the faithfulness He demonstrated during their time should instruct and encourage us in our own day.
From the teaching series Why We Trust the Bible by Stephen Nichols.
Book by R.C. Sproul
Every generation of Christians since the time of Jesus has had to face attacks upon Scripture from an unbelieving and hostile world. And in every generation, men and women have stood for the absolute inerrancy and infallibility of Scripture as … Learn More
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