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A reasonable, thinking mind
will examine
God’s Word





The Bible has been miraculously preserved


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Qumran Caves

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Dead Sea Scrolls

    Dating from 100 B.C. to 100 A.D., the Dead Sea Scrolls were preserved in clay urns in the Qumran caves until their discovery in 1948. 
   Every book in the Old Testament, except Esther, is represented.

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St. Catherine's Monastery

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Sinaitic Manuscript

    Priceless parchments of the Sinaitic Manuscript, 4th c. A.D., were preserved within the walls of St. Catherine’s Monastery in the heart of Sinai.  Discovered in 1859 A.D. by Count Tischendorf, the Codex Sinaiticus contains the New Testament and parts of the Old Testament.

What motivated
the writers of Scripture?

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The Biblical writers were honest and faithful
to the Lord.

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Moses Leading Israel Out of Egypt

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A theocratic government
was established
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Moses Teaching the People of Israel

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The Tabernacle, in the center of the Camp, had a manifestation of God’s presence in its Most Holy apartment.

The Israelites lived under the government of God.

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Moses anointing Aaron High Priest
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Ark of Covenant in the Most Holy

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Priest in
Most Holy

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The Levitical Priesthood

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The High Priest


The privileges
of the priests
were limited

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Breastplate of the High Priest which had the Urim and Thummim

No provision
was made
for honoring
the priests.


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The High Priest

– the economic leveler

The Priests had
no inheritance
in the land.

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Blowing the Jubilee Trumpets

All the laws were
read aloud

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God’s government protected Israel
from dictatorship.

Honor for
the elderly


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"Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head and honor the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD."
Leviticus 19:32

Laws displayed love for the stranger

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Ruth and Boaz

Protection for widows
and orphans

Wage protection...

Animals were not forgotten, but were protected by laws of kindness.
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Animals were not to be unequally yoked.

was voluntary.

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The Widow's Mite

All this is evidence
of a wise, just
and loving God.

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The people asked for a king

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Samuel anointing
Saul king

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Judges –
"Ye shall hear the small as well as the great..."
Deut. 1:17

"For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man:
but holy men of God spake as they were moved 
by the Holy Spirit." 2 Peter 1:21

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The Prophets

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Exhorting the Israelites
to Repentance

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Reproving and Warning

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Daniel in the Den of Lions

The Bible has one plan, one spirit, one aim, and one purpose

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The Wycliffe Bible

The Bible contains more than morals, maxims, 
and words of comfort.

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The Bible was written by many pens at various times under different circumstances.


The Old Testament is confirmed by the New Testament writers, written 2,000 years apart, 
as well as by other Old Testament writers.

To eliminate the miracles
from the Bible
would invalidate
the testimony of its principal writers.

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Genesis 6 and 7
Matthew. 24:38

Genesis 2:7,19
1 Corinthians 15:45
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Joshua 10:12 -
Isaiah 28:21, Habakkuk 3:11,
Zechariah 14:1,6,7
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Numbers 22 and 31:16 -
2 Peter 2:15,16 & Jude 11
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Jonah 1:17 -
Matthew 12:40

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Seeds grow – we cannot tell how...
nor can the wisest philosopher
explain the miracle.

There is the redemption theme...

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"...with his stripes we are healed."
Isaiah 53:5


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Jesus' Resurrection

The ransom price...

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The blessing for ALL...

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The Bible’s
own testimony convinces us that
God is its Author


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