The Bible is Perfectly Unified

“and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the Book of Life, from the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.”

Revelation 22:19

Ponder This

Suppose we decided we were going to build a monument to the fifty states. And we decided to build it out of the native stone of the fifty states. We would get coral from my state of Florida. We would get granite from Georgia. We would get marble from another state. We’d collect gray stone, brown stone, red stone, and all kinds of stone. We would have these stones cut in the quarry in different shapes. Then let’s suppose they’re all shipped to our nation’s capital, and the workers begin to uncrate them. As they go, they find that all the stones fit together. Not one stone too many, not one stone too few. No stone needs to be built up. No stone needs to be shaved down. They all interlock. They all fit together. And when they’re finished there is a beautiful, symmetrical monument.

Now, would you say that happened by chance? Of course not. It would be absolutely, totally impossible. The only answer to that would be there was a master architect who designed the whole thing and sent the specifications to the quarry. How do you explain the unity of the Bible apart from divine inspiration? That’s one of the reasons we believe the Bible is the Word of God.

  • What examples can you think of that show how the Bible is unified?
  • How do these examples encourage your faith in the truth of the Bible?

Practice This

Write out as many examples as you can think of that show how the Bible is unified in its message.