A cursory examination convinced the archaeologists that they were dealing with Biblical documentsof an uncommonly early date. A 23- foot –long scroll with the complete text of the Book of Isaiah inHebrew was among them. The date 30 BC- 70 AD.
is the most common writing material we have in our collection, and it was used for all manner of public documents, private letters, literary and paralitery texts. Nevertheless, papyruswas expensive enough in ancient Egypt that it was often recycledand reused. Many papyri are written on both sides, and old papyruswas sometimes recycled as mummy car tonnage. An entire archiveof texts was discovered in the car tonnage of mummified crocodilesat the site of Tebtunis!
What does it mean to be “inspired by God”? Inspiration has various nonreligious meanings.There are inspired speakers who move to action by their eloquence and personal conviction that theywere led by the Spirit of God no question ask, it’s a personal intimacy with God, that God can speak to them in a personal address. In general literary inspiration is a gifts of our great poets and novelists.A critic can tell by the quality of the speaking performance or the literary product of a writer whether this kind of inspiration was present. Divine inspiration is both similar and different. It is similar inthat where divine inspiration is present God is involved coupled with his divine providence,anointing and power from the Almighty will be released without limit as He will. A divinely inspiredwriting may even be dull and [poetically] uninspiring. When God inspire, He works within thehuman history He has created and with the creatures He has formed, but He protects these fragilecreation from error in establishing his truth.The Bible is a divinely inspired writing. Biblically inspiration that the Scriptures make God’s presence available to the readers and that the Bible will teach only truth about the ultimate realitiesof life and Salvation, it is the Breathed of God
and it remind us during creation in the book of Genesis 2:7 “When God created man, He breathed his nostrils
and this organic composition of manfrom the dust, became a living creature” that is man. Man was composed with material andimmaterial thing. Meaning both physical and Spiritual. Man is responsible to his physical body totake care in order to live, with proper foods, and rest well. And the Lord is also responsible for bothof this composition. He provided everything for man to live and enjoy his life with God’s provision.Most important is the Word from God to sustain the Spiritual life that He gave to man. Apostle Paulconfirmed it by saying to Timothy, that God’s Word is the “Breathed of God.” Without the Word of God, man can’t live physically and spiritually; even Jesus in Matt. 4:4 “
He said, man shall not liveby bread alone, but by every Word that comes from the mouth of God.
God is so much concernedon man’s Spiritual life rather than material thing. Because the body dies and it return to the ground but the spiritual man will return God
[my paraphrased] it must be sanctified and saturated withGod’s Word, before life depart from the material body, because His Word is our life and the Word isGod, without His Word, we don’t have God and life. “For
the Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is hidden from His
2 Tim. 3:16 ESV “All scripture is breathed out by God”….
Gen. 2:7 ESV … “The Lord formed the man of the dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.
Matt. 4:4; Isaiah