Oct 5, 2022

5 Recommended Resources on Inspiration and Inerrancy

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Communication is fundamental to relationships. Because our Creator is above and beyond His creation, He must reveal Himself to us if we are to know Him. But how can we trust that the Bible is God’s Word to us and not simply the invention of human beings? How can we be confident that the Bible is without error and still applies today? The following resources, curated by the Ligonier editorial team, seek to answer these eternally significant questions and build confidence that the Bible is the final and authoritative Word of God.

Scripture Alone: The Evangelical Doctrine by R.C. Sproul 

Dr. R.C. Sproul was a leader in the defense of the infallibility and inerrancy of Scripture. This book contains a collection of his writings on the doctrine of Scripture, examining how God’s Word relates to authority, revelation, inspiration, inerrancy, and truth.

The Bible: God’s Inerrant Word by Derek Thomas 

This mini-guide is a helpful introduction to the Bible that lays a foundation for those unfamiliar with Scripture. Suggestions for further reading are included, encouraging deeper study for those who want to continue to grow in their understanding of God’s Word.

From the Mouth of God: Trusting, Reading, and Applying the Bible by Sinclair Ferguson

Is Scripture really God’s words to us? When was the Bible written? How do we understand it better? And how does it change our lives? These questions and more are covered in this book, which can help readers better understand how to rightly interact with and respond to God’s Word.

Is All Scripture Inspired? by J.C. Ryle

This book addresses what biblical inspiration means, making the case that all Scripture is indeed inspired by God. In this examination of the inspiration of the Bible, Ryle answers objections to this doctrine and seeks to help readers apply this doctrine in their daily lives.

The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible by B.B. Warfield

In this volume, the great nineteenth-century theologian B.B. Warfield analyzes arguments made by various critics and schools of thought and provides a defense for Scripture’s inspiration and authority. Consequently, this book can prove useful to those who wish to defend the biblical doctrine of Scripture in today’s world.

This article is part of the Recommended Resources collection.