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Argument for the Inerrancy of the Bible

What is your position and argument on the inerrancy of the Bible?

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I would like to argue in favor of the inerrancy of the Bible. But first, I want to define inerrancy.

Gruden says, "The inerrancy of Scripture means that Scripture in the original manuscripts does not affirm anything that is contrary to fact" (Grudem, Wayne, Systematic Theology, Inter-Varsity Press, Grand Rapides, Michigan, 1994. p. 90.)

Elwell defines inerrancy as "the view that when all the facts become known, they will demonstrate that the Bible in its original autographs and correctly interpreted is entirely true and never false in all it affirms, whether that relates to doctrine or ethics or to the social, physical, or life sciences" (Elwell,156.)

Also, please refer to the Chicago Statement of Biblical Inerrancy, which is how most evangelicals would define inerrancy. http://www.reformed.org/documents/index.html?mainframe=http://www.reformed.org/documents/icbi.html

I define inerrancy as the Bible ...

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This paper makes claims for Biblical inerrancy after defining the term.

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