How do we know that the Bible we have today a faithful translation of the original manuscripts? We can be sure that the translations are faithful, because the original manuscripts were copied with enormous care.
What Christians believe and why
Who decided what went into the Bible? Why only 66 books in some versions of the Bible when other have more? This PowerPoint gives a way of clearly showing the context of the biblical apocrypha and the Gnostic writings. It explains the reasons behind the rejection of these writings main-stream evangelicals today.
What sort of books are in the Bible? What are the Old and New Testaments? Who chose the books to include? What are “verses”? The Bible is bound as one book, but it is actually made up of 66 books within one cover. It is a portable library. Like any library, the Bible is divided into sections for different subjects.
Is the Bible true? The Bible is not merely a book of philosophy, history and beautiful literature. It is God’s personal message to us. The Bible is God’s thoughts, written down by men who lived close to God.