The seventh episode. The Bible – is it a ‘manual for life’, moral stories akin to Aesop’s Fables, or something else? Why view the New Testament as the ‘word of God’? And more! Enjoy:
We bounce off this verse: “But he answered, “it is written, ‘man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God'”” Matthew 4:4
Links alluded to:
– Tom Wright’s ‘For Everyone’ commentaries (link to Lukes gospel book)- https://www.amazon.co.uk/Luke-Everyone-New-Testament-Tom-Wright/dp/0281053006/ref=pd_sim_14_1?ie=UTF8&dpID=41FRPH0N7AL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR109%2C160_&refRID=4SWJTJSE77Y3W5BBVBDQ
– John Stott ‘Bible Speaks Today’ commentaries (link to Galatians book) – http://www.eden.co.uk/shop/the_message_of_galatians___with_study_guide__only_one_way_4624.html?site_id=162595&adtype=pla&device=t&product_id=4624&gclid=Cj0KEQjwvOC5BRCb_8yNmZ_ls9IBEiQACTz8vhkbJKoWUprnWmpIVqapdTKzD-F2z1j3UmcjHRt8IygaAh7T8P8HAQ
– ‘Unbreakable’ book by Andrew Wilson – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Unbreakable-What-Said-About-Word/dp/1909611867
Question of the week: Have you got a better line of reasoning for why the New Testament should be viewed as the word of God than we’ve given in the podcast?