Why the Bible is Reliable
by Lisa Quintana
Ever since the Garden of Eden, people have been doubting God’s word – “…did God ‘really’ say…?” (Gen. 3:1; emphasis mine.) As Solomon said in Ecclesiastes, there is nothing new under the sun. (Ecc. 1:9.) The same old lies repeat each other over the ages.
Today, doubts about the Bible happen frequently and vehemently (especially among the youth) because false claims spread quickly, perpetuated widely by the Internet, about the trustworthiness of the Bible. Instead of people going to a Pastor or religious leader to ask questions, people Google it. What comes up is a myriad of skepticism about the reliability of the Bible. The reliability of the New Testament documents, for example, is highly targeted. After all, it contains all kinds of miracles, including Jesus rising from the dead. And if it’s true, then it…