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The Foundations of Faith

The Foundations Of Faith: The Division Of Biblical Doctrine

By: Renald Showers

This is the introductory article in a series on Bible doctrine that will supply our readers with a firm understanding of the foundations of our faith. The word doctrine comes from the Latin term doctrina, which means “ instruction, education, learning. ” In light of these meanings, we can conclude that biblical doctrine consists of those divine truths that are recorded in the Scriptures and intended by God to be taught. Thus, the Apostle Paul wrote that “ All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine [lit., teaching] ” ( 2 Tim. 3:16 ). Read More...

The Foundations of Faith: God is True and Truth, Part 2

By: Renald Showers

The previous article demonstrated how the Scriptures associate what is true and truth with God. Those associations indicate several facts concerning the God of the Bible. He is ultimate reality. His revealed existence is a firm, dependable fact. Read More...

The Foundations of Faith: God is True and Truth

By: Renald Showers

The Scriptures repeatedly associate what is true and truth with God. The primary Old Testament word used for this association is emet. Its foundational concept is “certainty, dependability”; and it is used “in several categories of contexts, all of which relate to God directly or indirectly.” Read More...