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Christians, how can the bible be the word of God when?

Christians, how can the bible be the word of God when? Topic: Research bible guide
July 20, 2019 / By Star
Question: the Codex Sinaiticus & Codex Vaticanus ( two oldest known bibles ) contradict eachother? "This observation reveals that the World's two oldest Bibles are not reliable guides in any Old or New Testament research for they both contain copious errors and serious re-editing by dozens of scribes over many centuries. " " These changes included customizations, deletions, additions, substitutions, and transpositions, and they differ dramatically in both of the world's oldest Bibles " " the Bible" as such does not exist. It is a collection of texts which have been written, translated, rewritten, copied, interpreted and reinterpreted millions of times, to fit the thinking of the era, when it was read. http://www.vatileaks.com/_blog/Vati_Leaks/post/Why_does_God_keep_changing_his_word/ @Via Logic, Now I know what atheists mean when they say Christians are 'willfully ignorant' I guess it's a trait you guys have when you're in denial of the truth.
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Prue Prue | 8 days ago
The bible is the inspired word of Jehovah God. In other words; the bible writers were influenced by the Spirit of the true God, Jehovah, to write what they wrote; and thus what they wrote is inspired of Him. (2 Peter 1:20) Further proof that the bible has to be inspired of Jehovah God, is, mankind did not discover that the earth was round until the 19th century. However, the prophet Isaiah already knew because of the Spirit put upon him by Jehovah God! (Isaiah 40:22) No other book on the earth is inspired of the true God, Jehovah; though, He does approve of publications written today that are accurately derived from the holy writings of the bible; which are used to further explain the bible. However, this does not include publications that contradict the Holy Scriptures! The wise king Solomon said: " to the writing of many books, there is no end; but much dedication to them is worrisome to the flesh". (Ecclesiates 12:12) In other words, if we dedicate our time to other publications which contradict the Bible, then these twisted ideas will lead us on a wild goose chase and to doubt even logical truths of the Bible.
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Prue Originally Answered: Christians, how can the bible be the word of God when?
The bible is the inspired word of Jehovah God. In other words; the bible writers were influenced by the Spirit of the true God, Jehovah, to write what they wrote; and thus what they wrote is inspired of Him. (2 Peter 1:20) Further proof that the bible has to be inspired of Jehovah God, is, mankind did not discover that the earth was round until the 19th century. However, the prophet Isaiah already knew because of the Spirit put upon him by Jehovah God! (Isaiah 40:22) No other book on the earth is inspired of the true God, Jehovah; though, He does approve of publications written today that are accurately derived from the holy writings of the bible; which are used to further explain the bible. However, this does not include publications that contradict the Holy Scriptures! The wise king Solomon said: " to the writing of many books, there is no end; but much dedication to them is worrisome to the flesh". (Ecclesiates 12:12) In other words, if we dedicate our time to other publications which contradict the Bible, then these twisted ideas will lead us on a wild goose chase and to doubt even logical truths of the Bible.

Mayra Mayra
They do not contradict each other. The Old Testament law was nailed to the cross of Jesus and is not for Christians other than the history in it. You find that in Romans and Colossians both. There was a change in the laws so they do not contradict, but there was a change. You will find that in the oldest manuscripts as well as the 20th and 21st century Bible translations as well as the originals. via Logic and Reason: What do you find in the Dead Sea Scrolls besides Isaiah and a few other partial texts?
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Laurene Laurene
You don't have to be Christian to think critically or argue fairly. I'm not religious, yet your argument is a complete waste. The first New Testament manuscript is said to have been written around 70 ad. You speak about the texts contradicting each other. Well think about the 'Classics' which were written nearly a thousand plus years after they were written. Yet no one considers these unreliable. Furthermore, when one has many manuscripts as is the case with the Bible, it becomes much more likely for the historian/textual critic to derive the original text given the various versions from which one can compare and contrast. If this question was aimed at fundamentalists with their "inerrant word of God" then I suppose you've made a devastating point, however if you are dealing with a more sophisticated version of Christianity, then you're pretty much just stating the obvious and the obviously irrelevant.
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Jo Jo
As it is, the sixty six books of the inspired scriptures are drawn from manuscripts that have SOME changes that were made since the original writing, but it has been possible to identify and discard the later changes. A good example of this is in what is often called the Apocrypha, which contain books and book portions that were written centuries after the people who were supposed to have written them were long dead. Since we are doing links, here is a link that you might want to read:
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Freddie Freddie
All that is nice if your an intellectual and want to know about those things. But if your a person like me who needed to change his life and had no other thing than the Bible to go on what would you do? Lost in a society of very well educated humans who knew how things worked lots better than I ever did, not knowing how to get along with them, just turned to the Bible as the only hope I had. May not be much to some, but for me it was the only thing I had. So I hopped on the ride and gave it a try. Most of my life since has been a sort of like being tumbled about like sand on a beach. But that is a lot better than before when I was even less than that.
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Darleen Darleen
I go to older texts for verification: The Dead Sea Scrolls thanks for asking.... again edit: It's an authority issue. Anything coming from the RCC is met with suspicion by me. And the text from the Dead Sea scrolls affirm the veracity of scripture. Scribes went to great lengths (counting the number of letters and half-splitting) to ensure the integrity of the copy. It is not like the "telephone" game. And it will take more than a "leak" from the Vatican to change my mind.
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Breanna Breanna
I think there's much better arguments for saying the bible is false than pointing out its contradictions, the bible is full of them but Christians constantly say that those contradictions say that it was lost in translation or applies to different situations
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Breanna Originally Answered: Christians (and Jews too)- How can one who believes in the word of god/bible wage a war and kill?
Well, you're asking a tough question and it seems you have thought about it a lot. I started to write a theoretical answer and decided just to talk about the way I myself think of it. I myself was in the service, my brother is in the service, my son is in the service, my brother-in-law once commanded a nuclear missile submarine. I start out with the idea that as a Christian I am not to hate another, I am to walk the extra mile, I am to pray for my enemies. It may be that I conclude that I will not resort to force against anyone who threatens me even with death. But I do not think I can make that decision for another. If in front of me a child is being injured or killed I don't see that my decision for my own case can be applied willy nilly to the child. I think that it is my duty at that point to apply force, either directly or via a representative, to prevent the coercion, injury, or death; by force up to and including killing the perpetrator as a last resort. I see a continuum between that case and the military at large. It's a big step, and in the limited space here I can only hint at the intermediate steps: regular police, highly trained SWAT team that intervenes in hostage situations, National Guard unit that steps in to prevent looting, rapes, and murders when civil society is overwhelmed by a natural disaster, national armed forces that prepare to apply force in an international environment that is as chaotic and lawless as in the local absence of police during a disaster. Finally, it is an oft made and oft discarded idea that the presence or use of military force may prevent war and killing, but consider it for a moment. It's a cliche that if the European democracies had reacted militarily when Hitler moved into the Rhineland in 1936 that it would have stopped Hitler then and there and probably prevented World War II. This is hypothetical; but so is the argument that in the absence of Bush's action against Saddam Hussein there would not have been a greater calamity in the Middle East than we now face. Hussein had already used chemical weapons against his own people and the Iranian Army; he had already invaded a neighboring country (Kuwait) once and fought a major war with another neighbor, Iran; and the oil resources he could threaten are necessary not only to our SUVs but to the production of agricultural fertilizers in the very poorest countries. One quick thing I will add: I don't think the sniper in "Saving Private Ryan" was wrong or hypocritical in asking God to help him be a good sniper and to effectively kill the enemy soldiers. So far as I can tell he did not hate them and did not rejoice in their pain and death. I suggest that you read C.S. Lewis, "Why I am Not a Pacifist." It's a poor answer I have given but it's the best I have here and now, in this short space. Blessings upon you in your search; pray for me, a sinner.

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