Inerrancy of Holy Scriptures
Millard Erickson defines inerrancy as “the doctrine that the Bible is fully truthful in all of its teachings… without any affirmation of error.”1 A. A. Hodge, former Princeton Seminary professor of systematic theology writes, “That the sacred writers were so influenced by the Holy Spirit that their writings…are clothed with absolute divine authority.”2
That the Bible is totally true in all it reports is confirmed by a syllogism by Norman Geisler,
1. The Bible is the Word of God. (Rom 9:16)
2. God cannot err. (Rom 3:4; Heb 6:18)
3. Therefore, the Bible cannot err. (2 Tim 3:16)3
This claim of divine inspiration is made over 3,000 times in Scripture.
Surprisingly, archeology and science are proving the Bible. Dr. Nelson Glueck, Israeli archeologist, said, “No archeological discovery has ever controverted a Biblical reference.” Some archeological finds confirming the Bible's inerrancy are:
1. The discovery of Egyptian tomb paintings refuting Herodotus that Egyptians grew no
grapes and drank no wine. 2. The discovery of the lower, middle, and upper walls of the cities of Raamses and
Pithom verified Ex 1:11 that Israel made bricks first with straw, then with stubble, and
finally without any straw. 3. The Hittites were said by historians not to exist until George Smith in 1976 found
Catchemish, Hatti’s capital. 4. Jericho’s...