Amazingly Consistent Theme of the Bible
The Bible contains 66 books, written by approximately 40 different writers, over 1600 years, on 3 different continents, in 3 different languages, on thousands of different subjects, yet with one central theme—God’s redemption of mankind from sin won for the whole world by the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Logical Consistency of the Bible
For a successful debate, show that your opponent’s views are arbitrary or inconsistent, and that your position is consistent and not arbitrary. The Bible is internally consistent (“self consistent” or “logically consistent”). Some debating points:
The declaration itself is an absolute statement, thus it contradicts itself.
A person cannot live his life without moral absolutes. Examples: fairness vs. unfairness; kindness vs. hatred.
A logical thought progression to make sense of the Christian faith:
Geisler lists these criteria for establishing if a book was from God: