If what we read today in the Bible is the same as that which was written long ago, then can it be believed?

Just because something is old doesn't mean it's true. We can only conclude ancient writings to be true by a combination of having evidence which proves them right, and an inability to prove them wrong.

1. INTRODUCTION to Veracity

1.1 Can the biblical authors' claims be verified?
1.2 Facts versus feelings.

2. Does the Bible even CLAIM to be true?

3. HOW CAN WE TELL whether or not the Bible is telling the truth?

3.1 An open mind: means to an end, or an end in itself?
3.2 Test one: Internal defects in the witness.
3.3 Test two: External defects in the witness.
3.4 Test three: Internal defects in the testimony.
3.5 Test four: External defects in the testimony.

4. Does ARCHAEOLOGY confirm or deny the claims of the Bible?

4.1 Advent of modern archaeology.
4.2 What has archaeology revealed:
4.3 What archaeology cannot accomplish.

5. How do SCIENCE and the Bible compare?

Part 1: Is science an alternative to religion?

Part 2: What is science?

Part 3: Scientific accuracy and the Bible

6. What is CHANCE?

6.1 Why is this important?
6.2 Are there causeless happenings?
6.3 Defining chance:
6.4 The omniscience of chance.
6.5 Quantum physics: Cause and effect still reigns.
6.6 Conclusion

7. What is meant by "CREATION"?

7.1 God's M.O.
7.2 Instantaneous, inexplicable works.
7.3 Slow, methodical process.
7.4 The pool table analogy.

8. Where did the UNIVERSE come from?

Part 1: The credentials of Moses

Part 2: According to secularism

Part 3: According to the Bible

9. Where did the EARTH come from?

Part 1: According to secularism

Part 2: According to the Bible

Part 3: How old is the earth?

10. Where did MAN come from?

Part 1: The war of philosophies

Part 2: The history of evolution

Part 3: Darwin's theory

Part 4: Finally, the missing links!

Part 5: Evolutionists on neo-Darwinism

Part 6: Punctuated equilibria

Part 7: Directed panspermia

Part 8: Intelligent design theory

Part 9: Intelligent design theory on the nature of the universe

Part 10: Creation science

11. What is the nature of LIFE?

11.1 How do we define life?
11.2 Life according to science.
11.3 Life according to the Bible
11.4 What is the chief end of man?

12. Have PROPHECIES of the Bible ever come true?

12.1 What is prophecy?
12.2 How can we use prophecy to judge the Bible?
12.3 Choosing a test case.
12.4 The city-state of Babylon.
12.5 The city of Tyre.

13. Do MIRACLES really happen?

13.1 Is it really necessary to believe in miracles?
13.2 What is a miracle?
13.3 Do miracles violate the laws of nature?
13.4 The everchanging laws of nature.

13.5 Observations determine the laws: not vice versa.
13.6 Are the reported observations of miracles reliable?
13.7 Are there extrabiblical confirmations of miracles?
13.8 Why aren't miracles as frequent today as they were in the BiIble?
13.9 Aren't miracle claims usually doubted and go against the grain of believability?
13.10 But weren't people more gullible or at least more ignorant back then?
13.11 If miracles occurred, but failed to convince every witness, would that failure disprove God's omnipotence or the validity of the account?
13.12 Summary.

14. Isn't one INTERPRETATION just as good as the next?

Part 1: The history of interpretation

Part 2: Rules and illustrations





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