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THE HOLY BIBLE
And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. 2Timothy 3:15


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If the Bible is God's message to us, we should hope its version of history is accurate.
v   Can you believe the Bible


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Does it say anywhere in the Bible that the Bible is the only book that is important?
v   The Bible is an unique book


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If the Bible is truly the Word of God, then it is the final authority for all matters of faith, religious practice, and morals.
v   Is the Bible really the word of God?  


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Could you tell me please why the Bible is the word of God? Does it say in the Bible that, "This book is from God"? And even if it does, how do we know?
v   The Bible is the Word of God


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Catholic apologists claim Jesus and His apostles quoted from the deuterocanonicals (the apocrypha), contrary to what you and others claim. It is said that there are many such references.
v   Are the apocrypha quoted in the NT?


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Why do the four Gospels seem to present a different message of salvation than the rest of the New Testament?
v   Why do the four Gospels...


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A Catholic lady told me about the various messages given at the apparitions of Mary. I asked her why those things are not mentioned in the Bible. She said they are new revelations. Could this be so?
v   New revelations


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The Church gives authority to the Bible. Several councils, the Councils of Hippo and Carthage to name two, gave testimony to the veracity of Scripture.
v   Does the Church give authority to the Bible?


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The nation of Israel treated the Apocrypha / Deuterocanonical books with respect, but never accepted them as true books of the Hebrew Bible.
v   What about the Apocrypha?


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The similarities do not point to one account copying from the other, but rather, to the fact that both stories point back to the same historical event.
v   Did the Bible copy some of its stories?


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One of the most important questions asked by non-Christians as they look into Christianity is whether or not the Bible is trustworthy.
v   Is the Bible reliable?


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All beliefs are equally true and valid, and so there is no reason to regard any one "holy book" as authoritative.
v   There are lots of Holy Books?


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What’s the use of having an infallible Bible unless you have an infallible interpreter to give the correct meaning?
v   Infallible interpreter of the Bible


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Have you ever wanted to be so sure about something that it stopped you in your tracks? Kind of like a deer staring into the lights of an oncoming vehicle. I am in that sort of predicament. On the one hand I have the Scriptures which I read from on a daily basis and the Spirit of God to lead me. On the other hand I have this Church that basically says, "Just do what I say." ....
v   Scripture or Magisterium - a false dilemma


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How do we know that the Bible is the Word of God, and not the Apocrypha, the Quran, the Book of Mormon, etc.? On what basis do we accept the Bible, and not other writings?
v   How do we know the Bible...


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In one of your articles you claim that the apocrypha contradict the Scripture. I do not see any contradictions.
v   The apocrypha contradicts Scripture


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Where does the Bible say that our beliefs should be based on the teaching of the Bible? 'Bible only' is plainly unbiblical.
v   Sola Scriptura proved


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You need the guidance of Sacred Tradition to help you figure out the truth. In the early church the people could not have listened to the apostles speak and then gone home to check what they said in their Bibles. People had to accept what the apostles told them by word of mouth because it had not been written down or put into a text for anyone to read.
v   Did the early Christians possess the scriptures


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I have heard that the New Testament accounts of the life of Christ are not reliable since they were written long after his death.
v   Are the New Testament accounts reliable?