Saturday, 2 August 2014

THE JESUS OF THE BIBLE



Words penned a hundred years ago that could have been written just this morning:

 “The hardest thing to believe about the Bible, to our thinking, is that it can be a different kind of a book from what Jesus and His Apostles declare it to be. And the most difficult task we can conceive any one setting himself is that of holding to the Jesus of the Bible and at the same time not holding to the Bible of Jesus. It is a task we may feel sure has never been accomplished. He who no longer holds to the Bible of Jesus – the word of which cannot be broken – will be found on examination no longer to hold to the Jesus of the Bible.”


B B Warfield quoted from The Theology of B B Warfield Fred G Zaspel IVP p165