By N.T. Wright
Whereas exhibiting how either evangelicals and liberals misinterpret Scripture, a number one Bible pupil and Anglican bishop indicates how you can restoration the Bible’s authority this day for steering the church via its many controversies.
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Inspiration” is a shorthand way of talking about the belief that by his Spirit God guided the very different writers and editors, so that the books they produced were the books God intended his people to have. This is not the subject of the present book, but we should note that some kind of divine inspiration of scripture was taken for granted in most of the ancient Israelite scriptures themselves, as well as in the beliefs of the early Christians. The emergence of a “canon” of scripture, though it has been controversial in some respects in recent discussion, was at its heart an attempt to track the way in which these books had become formative for the life of 37 T h e L a s t W o r d God’s people, to honor the fact that God had somehow given them to his people, and to remind Israel to honor them and attend to them appropriately.
Spurgeon appealing to scripture to explain why he opposed so much in the established church), or, within various denominations, of a would-be “bibli cal” minority against a supposed “liberal” leadership. In other words, the phrase is invoked when something is proposed or done in the church to which others object: “You can’t do that, because the Bible says . ” Of course, there is a positive use as 27 T h e L a s t W o r d well, exempliﬁed in the teaching and preaching of scripture. But it has often been observed that when people who insist on the authority of scripture have things all to themselves—perhaps by leaving a supposedly unbiblical denomination and setting up on their own—they quickly subdivide into those who read the Bible this way against those who read it that way.
Apostolic Preaching of the “Word”: The Jesus-Story as Fulﬁlling the (Old Testament) Scripture-Story The earliest apostolic preaching was neither a standard Jewish message with Jesus added on at the end, nor a free-standing announcement of a new religion cut off from its Jewish roots, but rather the story of Jesus understood as the fulﬁllment of the Old Testament covenant narrative, and thus as the euangelion, the good news or “gospel”—the creative force which called the church into being and shaped its mission and life.