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View Poll Results: is the bible 100% accurate?
Yes 17 36.96%
No 22 47.83%
Only the almighty God Knows 8 17.39%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 46. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-24-2008, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Oxford, OH
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Yes, in it's original text.
I feel God has left us his Word so that we can get to know Him.
I like the phrase, "The Bible is our manufactures instruction manual."
I want to read God's word so that I learn the character of God. I want to know how to live, how I want to be and how he can accomplish that through me.
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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I guess if one believes the bible to 100% correct, that is there choice, but then how does one deal with subjects that point to the inaccuracies in the bible, there are a number of errors in the bible dealing with history, just wondering how they are explained.
Example: 1 Chron 29.7
7 They gave toward the work on the temple of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze and a hundred thousand talents of iron.

This passage in the bible is King David wanting to built a temple to God and the above passage it what he received. King David lived about 1000BC, but in the list provided he received 10,000 darics of gold. The problem arises is this, the Daric is a coin that was introduced by King Darius I of Persia around 500BC, so how could King David receive these coins if they had not been created during King Davids time.
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:47 AM
 
Location: RV Park
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I guess if one believes the bible to 100% correct, that is there choice, but then how does one deal with subjects that point to the inaccuracies in the bible, there are a number of errors in the bible dealing with history, just wondering how they are explained.
Example: 1 Chron 29.7
7 They gave toward the work on the temple of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze and a hundred thousand talents of iron.

This passage in the bible is King David wanting to built a temple to God and the above passage it what he received. King David lived about 1000BC, but in the list provided he received 10,000 darics of gold. The problem arises is this, the Daric is a coin that was introduced by King Darius I of Persia around 500BC, so how could King David receive these coins if they had not been created during King Davids time.
The Bible contains a lot of prophecy - what'd you expect?
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:57 PM
 
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The bible not only contradicts science, it contradicts itself over and over. How do Christians explain the contradictions and still maintain that it is 100% accurate?
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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The bible not only contradicts science, it contradicts itself over and over. How do Christians explain the contradictions and still maintain that it is 100% accurate?
Could you kindly refer to some of the contradictions you are referring to when you say the Bible contradicts itself?
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:03 PM
 
Location: RV Park
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The bible not only contradicts science, it contradicts itself over and over. How do Christians explain the contradictions and still maintain that it is 100% accurate?
a)because our circumstances are not consistent.

Proverbs 26:4 and 26:5 directly oppose each other, but there's no arguing both are timely.

b)because much is spiritual in interpretation, and the carnal mind will rebel against its meaning. Remember, there's a power that's trying to get you not to believe.
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:15 PM
 
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Could you kindly refer to some of the contradictions you are referring to when you say the Bible contradicts itself?
Rather than spending hours listing the contradictions, here is a website that has a big list.

I will list one, however. The Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 contradict each other on the order of creation. Not to mention they contradict science.

Genesis 1 says humans were created after plants and animals, and Adam and Eve were basically created together. Genesis 2 says Adam was created, then plants and animals, and then Eve.
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:16 PM
 
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By the way, I love your proverbs contradiction. It's hilarious.
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:37 PM
 
Location: RV Park
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Rather than spending hours listing the contradictions, here is a website that has a big list.
Here's even more so called contradictions:

The Restitution of All Things, Section II (Testimony of Scripture)

But if you are patient and read through, you'll see that God works all those supposed contradictions out to His glory and man's shame.
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:47 PM
 
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Could you kindly refer to some of the contradictions you are referring to when you say the Bible contradicts itself?
Stop with the games, you know there are contradictions in the bible. Just Google "Bible contradictions" and about a million will pop-up.

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