This article discusses the two ways in which God reveals himself, especially in redemptive history.
How does God bring us to understand him, and to comprehend the world of spiritual reality? This article looks at John Owen's answer to this question: through the giving of revelation, the inspiration of Scripture, the authenticating of Scripture, the establishing of faith in Scripture, the interpreting of Scripture.
The only way to know God is through his self-revelation. This article argues that this self-revelation is what constitutes the Bible.
This article looks at four different approaches to the inspiration of Scripture: denying inspiration, believing in partial inspiration, adding something extra to Scripture, or accepting Scripture as the inspired word of God. The author also discusses the relationship between inspiration and revelation, showing what it means to confess biblical inspiration.
The only way in which God can be known is through His self-revelation. Man cannot get to know God through his own effort. God reveals Himself to man because of the covenant that He made with mankind. In this article the author highlights some modern threats to gaining this knowledge of God; namely, agnosticism, skepticism, rationalism, and mysticism.
This is the first article in a series on various doctrinal issues facing the church today. Here the author evaluates the claim that God gives believers today special revelation, Working from the history of mysticism and Quakerism, the author shows how this claim undermines the sufficiency of scripture.
Beale reacts to the view of evangelical colleagues that God has inspired all of Scripture in such a way that the marks of human fallibility are woven into it. As background to his argument against such a position, Beale notes that the apostle John was given the same prophetic commission to write the Word of God as Ezekiel was.
This article looks at Scripture in order to establish that the biblical faith must be "word-shaped," for it is the Word of God that creates and nurtures faith.
In this paper Tenney considers the relation of the Bible to history.
How is it possible that the Bible does not contain errors, since it is written by imperfect humans? This article answers this question by pointing to the nature of the Bible as God’s word. The Bible is inspired by God, and its authors wrote it through the power of the Holy Spirit. The Bible is infallible since it comes from God, who cannot err.
How is it possible that some people believe in Christ while others do not? This article answers this question by discussing how God’s revelation is a particular revelation. God reveals himself through Christ and the word particularly to those He wills to save. Through the Holy Spirit God gives understanding of the word to those whom He chooses.