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Does It Matter if the Scriptures are True?

Posted by kirkcaudle on January 6, 2010

In Jim’s post, “Why Reading the OT is Sometimes so Difficult,” he deals with the issue of “truth.” Jim says, most people already think they understand the term, “but when we talk about history, the meaning of the word ‘true’ becomes important.” For the sake of this post, I will define “truth” as historically accurate.

With this definition of truth in mind, how important is it to your faith that the scriptures are true? Or in other words, historically accurate? Or maybe how important (if at all) should it be? Read the rest of this entry »

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