Canon: Is the Bible Inspired, Inerrant and Infallible?


Is the Bible the inspired words of God? What does it mean for the Bible to be infallible? If the Bible isn’t inerrant, is it worthless? Nate & Shelby continue to explore the canonization of the New Testament Bible. How did we get the Bible that we have? In this episode, we answer listener questions and dive into what the “word of God” means.


Do the scriptures claim to be inspired?

  • 2 Timothy 3:16 (theopneustos = “giving by inspiration of God”)

  • 1 Thessalonians 2:13

  • John 17:17

  • Revelation 22:18

What do we mean by inspired?

  • Psalm 19

What did the ancient authors in the early church mean by inspired?

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