Room for Doubt: Is the Bible Fact or Fiction? May 1, 2022 by Mike A. Video Player Multiple texts 4 Common Challenges to the Reliability of Scripture. 1. It was written too late. * Eyewitness testimony * Early writing * Contemporary Writers do not dispute. 2. It is only myths and stories. * Fulfilled prophecy. * Enemies did not dispute the miracles. * 39 outside sources with 100 facts about Jesus. 3. It is full of contradictions. * If there are 2 there is also 1. * Absolute harmony leads to the discovery of a lie. 4. Time and translation have corrupted it. * Translations go back to Hebrew and Greek. * Earliest and most numerous original copies. So can we trust the Bible? YES! 1. Physical Evidence. 2. Jesus Trusted it and the Church is founded on it. Main Point: We have reason to believe the Bible is reliable fact and God’s true authoritative Word.