How Do We Know the Bible Is True?

How Do We Know the Bible Is True?

by John Ankerberg, Dillon Burroughs


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How Do We Know The Bible Is True?

Questions about God aren't going away.

* Why should I believe the Bible?

* What makes its more authoritative than other historical documents?

* Isn't the Bible full of myths and legends?

How will you respond?

The challenging uncertainties in your mind, or in the mind of someone you know, are worth taking the time to explore. In six engaging sessions designed to get small groups talking, each guide in the

Contenders Bible Study Series  deals head-on-with some of the controversies commonly asked about Christianity. You will dialogue in the process of study and spiritual conversations that will lead you to conclude that the Christian faith can stand up you any challenge.

Session Topics

1  How did we get the Bible?

2  Isn't the Bible full of myths and legends?

3  What about those "lost books" of the Bible?

4  What about all the contradictions?

5  Why do Christians believe the Bible is perfect?

6  How do we know the words haven't been changed?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780899577791
Publisher: AMG Publishers
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Series: Contender's Bible Study Series , #1
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,223,060
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dr. JOHN ANKERBERG: is host of the award-winning apologetics TV and radio program The John Ankerberg Show, which is broadcast in more than 185 countries. Founder and president of the Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, John has authored more than 80 books, including the bestselling Facts On apologetics series with over 2 million copies in print and Defending Your Faith (AMG). His training includes three earned degrees: a Master of Arts in church history and the philosophy of Christian though, a Master of Divinity from Trinity International University, and a Doctor of Ministry from Luther Rice Seminary. For more information, see

DILLON BURROUGHS is a research associate for the Ankerberg Theological research Institute. Author or co-author of numerous books, including Defending Your Faith (AMG) , What's the big Deal About Jesus?, and Comparing Christianity with World Religions, Dillon is graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. he lives in Tennessee with his wife, Deborah, and two children. For more information about Dillon, see his web pages: and

Table of Contents


Foreword by Dr. Norman Geisler  1

Introduction  3

Setting the Scene: How Do We Know the Bible Is True?  13

Session  1 

How Did We Get the Bible?  17

Session 2 

Isn't the Bible full of Myths and Legends?  31

Session 3 

What About Those "lost books" of the Bible?  41

Session 4 

What About All the Contradictions? 55

Session 5 

Why Do Christians Believe the Bible is Perfect?  67

Session 6 

How Do We Know The Words Haven't Been Changed?  81

Appendix A: How to Begin a Relationship with God?  96

Appendix B: Praying for Those Who Do Not Believe  98

Additional Resources  102

About the Authors  104

Endnotes  105

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