The last paragraph is quite noteworthy-something to keep in mind.
If you’ve been following my blog posts here, you’ll note that I have of late, posting reviews of three books, all of which the authors believe they speak for God. Anyone who teaches theology, or anything biblical is essentially speaking for God (including myself; cf. James 3:1). In a previous post, I alluded to the fact that because those of us speak for God, we also come under greater condemnation if we are wrong.
The Word of God – the Bible – is either God’s Word, or it is not. Though written by men (cf. 2 Peter 1:21), their thoughts were most certainly guided by the Holy Spirit, so that ultimately what we have is a book in which God is the final Author. Because of this, whenever we preach or teach from the Bible, it is important to realize that we are then disseminating the meaning of God’s Word…
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