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Our God-Breathed Book: The Bible
The apparent conflict between Christ's deity and humanity was fought out years ago, so that now Bible believers all accept the fact that Christ was perfectly human, yet without a trace of sin or a limitation of His deity. The similar paradox of the eternal perfection of the Word of God, "settled forever in heaven," yet given in human words through human personalities, has ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published August 28th 2000 by Sword of the Lord
(first published August 2000)
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I read this 20 years ago and it really helped me. It makes a very understandable case for an inerrant, infallible Bible. He really wrote with passion. He was criticized by scholars for having a position they labeled as “mechanical dictation”, but what he wrote really corresponds to what the Bible says. The last part of the volume was about translation and his position has made this book fall from favor with independent Baptists, but the bulk of the book is fine no matter where you fall on the tr ...more
A tremendous book on inspiration of the Bible and why it can be trusted, which every Christian would profit from reading. A little deep at times, perhaps, for the average layman but each point is backed with numerous verse references. One of the side benefits is Dr. Rice's encyclopedic knowledge of theologians, their doctrinal positions and writings, which can save you a lot of time and money before buying their books and being misled and/or disappointed. Highly recommended.