The Bible hazards the
most unlikely predictions concerning the future, and, when the centuries have brought round the appointed time, records their
The Bible is a progressive
unfolding of truth.
Nothing is told
all at once, and once for all. The law is, “First the blade, then the ear, after that
the full grain.”
Without the possibility of collusion, often with centuries between,
one writer of Scripture takes up an earlier revelation, adds to it, lays down the pen,
and in due time another man moved by the Holy Spirit, and another, and another,
add new details till the whole is complete.
From beginning to end the Bible testifies to one
The Bible has one great
theme--the Person and work of Christ.
these writers, some forty in number, writing through twenty centuries, have produced a
perfect harmony of doctrine in progressive unfolding.
This is, to every candid mind, the unanswerable proof of
the divine inspiration of the Bible.”