Lecture 8, How the Old Testament was Formed (Part 2):

Many people consider writings such as the Apocrypha to be the inspired word of God that should be included in the canon of Scripture. Others consider the Talmud to be equally binding as the Old Testament writings. How should the Christian view these writings? Why aren’t they included in Protestant Bibles? In this message, Dr. Sproul explains the difference between the writings found in the Old Testament canon and the various extra canonical writings that have circulated in and around the church, as he continues to look at “How the Old Testament Was Formed.”