Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.
When examined carefully, the Bible proves to be a historically reliable document worthy of our trust.
- The Abundance of Manuscripts
- The Unity of the Bible’s Message.
- Archaeological Evidence
- Eyewitness Testimony
- The Dead Sea Scrolls
See Also: Bible, Trust
Talk About It
- Why is it important for Christians to know that the Bible we have today is reliable?
- What difference would it make to your faith if there were no evidence to support Biblical events? What difference does it make knowing there is abundant evidence?
- Read Luke 1:1-4. Why is it important that the earliest gospel accounts, Matthew, Mark and Luke, were written and in circulation while there were still many living witnesses of these events?
- What did the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls show about the copying method used by the ancient scribes? Why is this significant in trusting the Bible?
- It was said that both the Old and New Testament have a common theme – God’s relationship with humans. How does the Old Testament show this? The New Testament?
- Describe how Jesus is the focus of the Old Testament.
- Describe how Jesus is the focus of the New Testament.
This is part of the Fresh Start series.
See the expanded versions of the lessons in this series at whc.faith/watch/fresh-start