Where did the Bible come from?

June 24, 2012 Series: txt

Topic: Weekend Gathering Message Passage: 2 Timothy 3:16–3:17

Where did the Bible come from?

Recognition not Determination

How was the OT recognized?


How was the NT recognized?

A New Understanding

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

2 Peter 3:16

1 Timothy 5:18

Also, 1 Corinthians 14:37, John 14:26 and 16:13


Apostolic Endorsement

Consistency with Scripture

Perception as “God-breathed” by Believers

367 AD—Athnasius’ 39th Paschal Letter (East)

397 AD—Council of Carthage (West)