Inspiration, from Scofield Reference Notes (1917)

Gap-fill exercise

  
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The testimony of the Bible to itself.

(1) The writers affirm, where they speak of the subject at all, they speak by direct divine authority.

(2) They invariably testify that the words, and not the ideas merely, are inspired. The most important passage is 1 Corinthians 2:7-15 which see.

(3) The whole attitude of Jesus Christ toward the Old Testament, as disclosed in His words, both before His death and after His resurrection, confirms its truth and divine origin, and He explicitly ascribes the Pentateuch to Moses.

(4) In promising subsequent revelations after the predicted advent of the Spirit John 16:12-15 our Lord prepared the way for the New Testament.

(5) The writers of the New Testament invariably treat the Old Testament as authoritative and inspired. (See Scofield “2 Peter 1:19”) . See Scofield “1 Corinthians 2:13”.

2 Timothy 3:16

All scripture is given by of God, and is profitable for , for reproof, for correction, for in righteousness:

1 Corinthians 2:7-15

7 But we speak the of God in a mystery, even the wisdom, which God before the world unto our glory:

8 Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have the Lord of glory.

9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the of man, the things which God hath for them that love him.

10 But God hath revealed them unto us by his : for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the things of God.

11 For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the .

12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are given to us of God.

13 Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; spiritual things with spiritual.

14 But the receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are discerned.

15 But he that is judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.

John 16:12-15

12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot them now.

13 Howbeit when he, the , is come, he will you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

14 He shall me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.

15 All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall shew it unto you.

2 Peter 1:19

We have also a more ; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the arise in your hearts:


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