Thursday, August 03, 2017

The Bible: Is it Relevant? Is it True? Would it matter if it wasn’t?

How can a book drawn up over centuries, but all long since, by people in and around Palestine, have any real significance for people like you and me who live in this mad age of rush, atom bombs and duodenal ulcers?

Let us approach this question via another question I am sometimes asked, “Is the Bible true ?” And this second question leads me to pose a third, “Does it matter?” For indeed to many people is almost an axiom that it does not matter, since it is quite possible to get on with the serious business of living in blissful unawareness of its teachings. Read More
Originally entitled ‘The Relevance of the Bible’. From the Vault of the Australian Church Record, March 17, 1955.

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