Biblical Authority: What is and isn’t it?

When cultural norms, or academic paradigms, or political movements demand that the Bible be redefined to accommodate their pleadings, we must remember that the Bible is the eternal word of God and is authoritative on all matters. Enjoy this blog post from In His Image!

In His Image

We at In His Image are very much interested in the authority of the Bible. That is what we attempt to uphold on a day to day basis, both in our blogs, and all our audio and visual media. However, there are varying opinions on what constitutes an authority issue.  Different people define it in different ways, but to us, it’s far too important to just define and leave on a shelf.  So today we’re going to try to define for you what we believe constitutes an authority issue. Let’s dive in.

In order to understand why authority matters, we need to understand what authority represents. For the Christian, the authority we acknowledge as preeminent is that of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. However, we believe that the mechanism by which He speaks to us today is not through spoken word, but written. As…

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