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Introduction to Bibliologry

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Introduction to Bibliology

Bibliology =
Study of the Bible
English word “Bible” is derived from the Greek word “biblion” which means book or roll. The name comes from byblos, which denotes the papyrus plant that grew in marshes or river banks, primarily along the Nile river.
The English word “scripture” comes from the Greek word graphe, which simply means “writing.” In the NT the Greek word grapho is used 90 times, and the noun form graphe is used 51 times.
The English word “scripture” comes from the Greek word graphe, which simply means “writing.” In the NT the Greek word grapho is used 90 times, and the noun form graphe is used 51 times.
General Revelation and Special Revelation
General Revelation
Psalm 19:1–2 ESV
The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge.
Special Revelation
General revelation is God revealing certain truths and aspects about His nature to all humanity, which revelation is essential and preliminary to God’s special revelation.
God’s revelation in nature is perhaps the most prominent demonstration of general revelation.
Christ Himself
The Bible
Hebrews 1:1–3 ESV
Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Hebrews 1:
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