Lesson 2: Where Does The Bible Come From?

Of course, the Bible comes from God.  But, we are talking about, the means that God used to get the Bible to us.

In short, the Bible was written in ancient foreign languages then translated into English (and other languages).  But, now, was there a single book that was translated into English?  Yes and no.

The Bible exists in countless ancient manuscripts.  These manuscripts are “combined” (note quotes) into a single book.  Now, this combining is not a simple combining.  This is because a tiny portion of the manuscripts disagree with the majority of manuscripts a tiny percentage of the time.  How does God identify what is the correct text of the Bible in these cases?  To be continued….

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