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Who wrote the Bible and why?
According to both Jewish and Christian Dogma, the books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy (the first five books of the Bible and the entirety of the Torah) were all written by Moses in about 1,300 B.C. There are a few issues with this, however, such as the lack of evidence that Moses ever existed …
What is the purpose of the Bible?
The Bible’s purpose is twofold. The first is to show us all have broken God’s Law. James 2:10 declares, “For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become accountable for all of it” (ESV). God’s Law reveals how all people have sinned against God and are deserving of the fullness of His judgment.
What inspired the writing of the Bible?
Dynamic inspiration: The thoughts contained in the Bible are inspired, but the words used were left to the individual writers. Intuition theory: The authors of the Scriptures were merely wise men, so the Bible is inspired by human insight.
What was Paul’s purpose in the Bible?
Paul had decided to preach to gentiles apparently out of his own revelatory experience that this was the mission that had been given him by God when God called him to function as a prophet for this new Jesus movement.
Why is it important that Jesus rose from the dead?
The resurrection amounts to the Father’s clear signal that Jesus is the powerful Son of God who has conquered death and reigns as Lord of all (Romans 1:4; 4:25). The resurrection demonstrates that Jesus’ “blood of the new covenant” saves His people from their sins.
What was Paul’s ultimate goal?
22 Cards in this Set
|Paul’s ultimate goal is to take the gospel to what region?||Spain|
|The process of becoming righteous||justification|
|The process of becoming holy||sanctification|
|A Greek word sometimes being translated as “expiation,” “propitiation,” meaning an act of appeasing or making well-disposed||hilasterion|
What is the purpose of the law now?
The law serves many purposes. Four principal ones are establishing standards, maintaining order, resolving disputes, and protecting liberties and rights.