This is what one of my minister’s sent me on how our church
**Doctrine of the Scriptures: Inspiration **
Definition: Inspiration is God’s superintending of human authors so that, using their own individual personalities, they composed and recorded without error his revelation to man in the original writings.
Proof of Verbal, Plenary Inspiration.
2 Tim. 3:16. Theopneustos, God-breathed. Affirms that God is author of Scripture and that Scripture is the product of His creative breath.
2 Peter 1:21 The “how” of inspiration—men “borne along” by the Spirit.
Specific commands to write the word of the Lord (Ex. 17:14: Jer. 30:2)
The use of quotation (Matt. 15:4; Acts 28:25).
Jesus’ use of Scripture (Matt. 5:17; John 10:35).
NT asserts that other parts of the NT are Scripture (1 Tim. 5:17; 2 Pet. 3:16).
7. Writers were conscious of writing God’s word (1 Cor. 2:13; 1 Pet. 1:11-12).
Proofs of Inerrancy.
The trustworthiness of God’s character (John 17:3; Rom. 3:4).
The teaching of Christ (Matt. 5:17; John 10:35).
Arguments based on a word or form of a word (Gal. 3:16, “seed”; Matt. 22:31-32, “am”).
**Doctrine of the Scriptures: Interpretation **
Principles of Interpretation.
Interpret grammatically and historically.
Interpret according to the immediate and wider contexts.
Interpret in harmony with the whole Bible by comparing Scripture with Scripture.
Just my or should I say my minister’s :twocents: