The Bible never claims to be the Word of God; nevertheless, multiplied thousands of honest-hearted believers insist that the Word of God is what the Bible is. Among some zealous believers, and not-so-zealous believers, confession of faith in the Bible as being the Word of God has, in fact, become a sort of litmus test to prove the legitimacy of one’s faith in Christ. But God never set that standard for us, and it is dangerous to use anything as a measuring stick that He has not set forth for that purpose.
In this book, I hope to demonstrate beyond all doubt that it is unbiblical to refer to the Bible as God’s Word. Not only is it unbiblical to do so, however; it is also unwise, as I hope to show.
As much reverence as is due the Bible (and it is due a great deal of reverence), it is beyond the limit of both reason and revelation to call it the Word of God. That “the Word was in the beginning with God ” does not suggest that God had a Bible sitting on a table beside His heavenly throne during Creation. And that “the Word became flesh and dwelled among us” does not mean, as one man told me, that the Bible became a printed book on earth. Rather, that “the word became flesh” extols the wonderful love of God in Christ Jesus, the Word of the Father incarnate.
Read Full Version of Book Online
Download Full PDF Version of Book (FREE)
Purchase Hard Copy of Book at Our Online Store, Only $4.00