This lesson examines the rather fantastic claim that the New Testament is authoritative because it is a revelation from God Himself. You will study why you can trust the New Testament as God’s Word and how you can apply seven disciplines of study to your reading of the New Testament to increase accuracy of interpretation.Lesson Objectives
When you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:
As you proceed through this lesson have the following question in mind.
Now that you have learned more about the discipline of textual criticism, read and compare Matthew 12:1-8 and its parallel passages, Mark 2:23-28 and Luke 6:1-5, in at least three different Bible versions. In doing so, what have you discovered about the text? How is this method valuable to your interpretation and application of the passage?