Believers Church Of Sylvania
Why you can trust the Bible
Sunday, January 22, 2023
Locations & Times
  • Believers Church of Sylvania
    1320 US-301 Frontage, Sylvania, GA 30467, USA
    Sunday 9:55 AM
(Psalm 119:105 NLT) Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.
(Colossians 3:16 NLT) Let the (Word) message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. ...
(Matthew 24:35 NLT) Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear.
1. The Holy Bible is historically accurate.

(Psalm 33:4 NIV) For the word of the LORD is right and true...
Historically Accurate Test

1. Eyewitness accounts.
2. Recorded and copied with extreme care.
3. Archeological confirmation.
2. The Holy Bible is scientifically accurate.

(Psalm 148:5-6 NLT) Let every created thing give praise to the LORD, for he issued his command, and they came into being. He set them in place forever and ever. His decree will never be revoked.
Not one scientific fact in the Bible has ever needed updating.
1861• French Academy of Science

"51 Incontrovertible Scientific Facts that Prove the Bible is Wrong."

All 51 have been proved that the Bible was actually right.
Scientist used to believe ... The earth is flat.

Not in the Bible • 3000 years ago Isaiah

(Isaiah 40:22 NLT) God sits above the circle of the earth. ...
Scientist used to believe ... The earth has to be held up.

Greeks believed on of their gods Atlas held it up.

Egyptians believed earth held up by five pillars.

Oldest book in the Bible Job.

(Job 26:7 NLT) God stretches the northern sky over empty space and hangs the earth on nothing.
Scientist used to believe ... The number of stars could be counted.

150 B.C. • Copernicus • Counted 1022

Current number is estimated more than 200 Billion Trillion

(Jeremiah 33:22 NLT) ... the stars of the sky cannot be counted ...
Scientist used to believe ... To much blood made you sick.

Blood letting • drain sickness out of a person

(Leviticus 17:11 NLT) for the life of the body is in its blood. ...
3. The Holy Bible is prophetically accurate.

1000 prophecies in Bible • 300 prophecies about Jesus

• One person fulfilling 8 prophecies is 1 in 10 to the 17th power
that is 1 in 100,000,000,000,000,000

• One person fulfilling 16 prophecies is 1 in 10 to the 45th power

• One person fulfilling 48 prophecies is 1 in 10 to the 157th power

(2 Peter 1:21 NIV) For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
4. The Holy Bible is thematically unified.

Written over 1600 Years • A dozen countries • Three Continents • multiple languages • Penned by about 40 people

• All point to Jesus
(Luke 24:27 NLT) Then Jesus took them through the writings of Moses and all the prophets, explaining from all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.
5. The Holy Bible is trusted by Jesus.

(Matthew 5:18 NIV) For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.
6. The Holy Bible has survived all attacks.

18th Century • Voltaire • "With in 100 years the Bible will be forgotten."

(1 Peter 1:24-25 NLT) ...The grass withers and the flower fades. But the word of the Lord remains forever...
We have some question to ask ourselves. Do we ...

Attack it or Live by it? • Deconstruct it or defend it? • Follow the world or the Word?
7. The Holy Bible has life-changing power.

(John 8:31-32 NIV) ... Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."