One of the things that most troubles people about Christianity is that they perceive the Bible to be historically unreliable and regressive.
I. You can and should trust the Bible historically.
II. You can and should trust the Bible culturally.
III. You can and should trust the Bible personally.
Do you want your heart to burn within you? Do you want the deepest longings of your heart to find their rest in a personal encounter with God? Go where the Scripture is expounded.
Literalism: Isn't the Bible Historically Unreliable and Regressive? was preached 11.5.06.
Tim Keller is pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, New York. He is also the co-founder and vice president of the Gospel Coalition. You can find more sermons by Dr. Keller at http://www.gospelinlife.com/.
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