Fellowship Baptist Church
I have many faults, but an especially bad one is my inconsistent communication with others. I have a Facebook page, but I rarely look at it. I don’t always return calls. Sometimes I assume that people know the thing I should have told them simply because I thought about telling them. Do you know someone like me? Aren’t they exasperating!
As I said last week, it is obvious that we have a Maker. Someone created our world and us. So the question is, “Has He communicated with us?” My answer is, “Yes!” If we consider every possible way God could have communicated with humanity, it seems that He has done so.
If we believe the Bible, then we can say that He has programmed information in our minds; He has spoken through manifestations and visions; and He has put communication into written form. The crux of the matter, however, is whether we or not we should believe the Bible.
There are three lines of evidence for the contention that the Bible is actually God’s communication to man: (1) it is internally consistent (i.e. it does not contradict itself); (2) it is consistent with what we know is historically true; and (3) it has elements within it which cannot be explained in terms of a human cause (e.g. prophecies which have now been fulfilled). No other book can make these claims.
If this raises a counter-argument in your mind, e-mail me. Let’s get in touch. God communicates well, and I want to do better.
Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.