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“How Can You Believe the Bible?”

2 Peter 1:16-21
Bob DeGray
June 27, 2021

Key Sentence

Critiques of the Bible are more problematic than the problems they portray.


I. Is the Bible crafted from myths and legends? (2 Peter 1:16-21)
     a. Have we lost what the Bible originally said?
     b. Did the church rewrite the Bible to control and oppress?
II. Literal miracles and powerful metaphors (John 6)
     a. How can you take the Bible literally?
     b. Isn’t the Bible full of contradictions?
     c. How can you believe in miracles?
III. How can you believe the Bible is historical? (1 Corinthians 15:3-8)
     a. Is there any external evidence for the truth of Christianity?
     b. Do the Biblical accounts of the resurrection hold together?