West 65th Street church of Christ

West 65th Street church of Christ

Little Rock Arkansas

Little Rock Arkansas

Twitter @donmcclain1

SERMON SERIES / TOPICS

CAN WE TRUST THE BIBLE?

‍"We ‍Can ‍Trust ‍The ‍Bible"- ‍This ‍lesson ‍serves ‍as ‍an ‍introduction ‍to ‍a ‍series ‍on ‍the ‍trustworthiness ‍of ‍the ‍Bible, ‍in ‍which ‍we ‍will ‍examine ‍many ‍questions ‍pertaining ‍to ‍the ‍reliability ‍of ‍the ‍scriptures. ‍This ‍study ‍examines ‍the ‍question, ‍"is ‍it ‍reasonable ‍to ‍believe ‍the ‍scriptures?"  - ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍10/14/2012

‍"The ‍Bible ‍is ‍Inspired ‍By ‍God"- ‍What ‍does ‍"inspired ‍by ‍God" ‍mean? ‍What ‍are ‍some ‍false ‍concepts ‍of ‍the ‍inspiration ‍of ‍the ‍scriptures? ‍To ‍what ‍extent ‍are ‍the ‍scriptures ‍inspired ‍by ‍God?  - ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍10/21/2012

‍"How ‍Did ‍We ‍Get ‍Our ‍Bible?" ‍- ‍The ‍preservation ‍of ‍God's ‍revelation ‍- ‍The ‍process ‍of ‍"transmission" ‍- ‍when ‍the ‍revelation ‍was ‍given ‍it ‍was ‍written ‍then ‍copied ‍for ‍preservation. ‍- ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍11/11/2012

‍"Can ‍We ‍Trust ‍The ‍Bible?" ‍- ‍What ‍Books ‍Belong ‍In ‍Our ‍Bible? ‍Who ‍decided ‍what ‍was ‍to ‍be ‍included ‍in ‍the ‍Bible? ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍11/18/2012

‍"Can ‍We ‍Trust ‍The ‍Bible?" ‍- ‍Does ‍history ‍& ‍Archeology ‍support ‍the ‍accuracy ‍& ‍trustworthiness ‍of ‍the ‍scriptures? ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍12/9/2012

‍"Can ‍We ‍Trust ‍The ‍Bible?" ‍- ‍The ‍accuracy ‍of ‍prophecy ‍proves ‍that ‍the ‍Bible ‍is ‍of ‍divine ‍origin. ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍12/16/2012

‍"Can ‍We ‍Trust ‍The ‍Bible?" ‍- ‍Has ‍the ‍text ‍of ‍the ‍Bible ‍been ‍corrupted? ‍What ‍is ‍the ‍evidence? ‍Can ‍we ‍trust ‍in ‍the ‍providence ‍of ‍God? ‍- ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍1/13/2013

‍"Can ‍We ‍Trust ‍The ‍Bible?" ‍- ‍What ‍about ‍alleged ‍contradictions? ‍Are ‍there ‍contradictions ‍in ‍the ‍Bible? ‍This ‍lesson ‍examines ‍a ‍few ‍alleged ‍contradictions ‍and ‍will ‍help ‍give ‍us ‍confidence ‍in ‍the ‍face ‍of ‍critics ‍and ‍aide ‍us ‍in ‍answering ‍them. ‍-  PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍1/20/2013

‍"Can ‍We ‍Understand ‍The ‍Bible ‍Alike?" ‍- ‍If ‍no, ‍why ‍not? ‍If ‍yes, ‍How? ‍- ‍God ‍gave ‍us ‍a ‍revelation ‍of ‍Himself ‍and ‍His ‍will ‍for ‍us. ‍If ‍we ‍can't ‍understand ‍His ‍revelation, ‍is ‍it ‍because ‍He ‍could ‍but ‍would ‍not? ‍or ‍would ‍but ‍could ‍not?  - ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF  - ‍2/10/2013

‍“Can ‍We ‍Trust ‍The ‍Text ‍of ‍The ‍New ‍Testament?” ‍-  [The ‍Reliability  of ‍The ‍New ‍Testament ‍Text] ‍- ‍Has ‍The ‍NT ‍Text ‍Been ‍Corrupted? ‍Can ‍we ‍know ‍that ‍the ‍NT ‍we ‍have ‍is ‍the ‍same ‍as ‍it ‍was ‍when ‍written? ‍Historically ‍there ‍have ‍been ‍MANY ‍enemies ‍of ‍the ‍scriptures. ‍The ‍onslaught ‍has ‍escalated ‍in ‍our ‍day. ‍With ‍the ‍aid ‍of ‍technology, ‍skeptics ‍have ‍saturated ‍academia ‍& ‍the ‍internet ‍with ‍false ‍& ‍skewed ‍information. ‍With ‍the ‍growing ‍militance ‍of ‍the  modern ‍skeptic, ‍and ‍the ‍rise ‍of ‍atheism ‍& ‍agnosticism, ‍this ‍kind ‍of ‍study ‍is ‍crucial ‍- ‍especially ‍for ‍younger ‍people ‍who ‍have ‍yet ‍to ‍develop ‍a ‍strong ‍faith ‍in ‍God ‍& ‍His ‍word. ‍- ‍MP3 ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍8/31/2014

‍“What ‍Does ‍The ‍Bible ‍Say ‍About ‍That?”  - ‍[Selected ‍passages] ‍- ‍Our ‍understanding ‍of ‍the ‍Bible ‍is ‍not ‍so ‍much ‍dependant ‍upon ‍our ‍intellect, ‍or ‍intelligence, ‍but ‍rather ‍our ‍humility ‍- ‍upon ‍our ‍willingness ‍to ‍believe ‍and ‍obey ‍that ‍which ‍God ‍has ‍revealed. ‍This ‍lesson ‍focuses ‍on ‍some ‍plain, ‍straitforward ‍passages ‍illustrating ‍this ‍truth ‍- ‍e.g., ‍What ‍does ‍the ‍Bible ‍say ‍about ‍religious ‍division? ‍or ‍women ‍being ‍in ‍positions ‍of ‍church ‍leadership? ‍What ‍does ‍the ‍Bible ‍say ‍about ‍the ‍church ‍and ‍recreation ‍and ‍entertainment? ‍What ‍does ‍the ‍Bible ‍say ‍about ‍marriage, ‍divorce ‍and ‍remarriage? ‍When ‍someone ‍does ‍me ‍wrong, ‍how ‍should ‍I ‍handle ‍it ‍according ‍to ‍the ‍Bible? ‍Is ‍salvation ‍by ‍faith ‍only ‍according ‍to ‍the ‍Bible? ‍Is ‍baptism ‍essential ‍for ‍salvation ‍acording ‍to ‍the ‍Bible? ‍-  MP3  / ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍- ‍11/15/2015



‍“Why ‍Did ‍God ‍Give ‍Us ‍The ‍Bible?” ‍(2 ‍Timothy ‍3:16,17)  AUDIO ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍06/23/2019

‍“The ‍Bible ‍Is ‍The ‍Word ‍of ‍God” ‍(Internal ‍Evidence) ‍What ‍is ‍the ‍most ‍REASONABLE ‍explanation ‍for ‍the ‍Bible? ‍— ‍2 ‍Peter ‍1:20,21  AUDIO ‍/ ‍PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍06/30/2019

‍“Rightly ‍Dividing ‍The ‍Word ‍of ‍Truth” ‍— ‍(2 ‍Timothy ‍2:15)  - ‍God’s ‍word ‍is ‍THE ‍TRUTH ‍— ‍God’s ‍word ‍can ‍be ‍understood. ‍What ‍are ‍some ‍neccessary ‍qualities ‍and  methods ‍needed ‍to ‍understand ‍God’s ‍truth? ‍—   AUDIO ‍/  PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF ‍— ‍10/15/2017

‍“If ‍I ‍Could ‍Change ‍The ‍Gospel” ‍— ‍(Galatians ‍1:6-9; ‍1 ‍Timothy ‍1:3,4)  — ‍First ‍- ‍I ‍know ‍I ‍can’t, ‍but ‍If ‍I ‍could, ‍some ‍things ‍I ‍might ‍change ‍would ‍be ‍things ‍that ‍many ‍already ‍believe, ‍but ‍are ‍NOT ‍TRUE ‍... ‍— ‍AUDIO ‍/  PPT ‍/ ‍KEYNOTE ‍/ ‍PDF  — ‍12/16/2018

WEST  65th STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST / DON MCCLAIN / 2019