Is Scripture inspired by God?
All scripture is given by inspiration of God. This is what theologians are referring to when they talk about the “inspiration” of Scripture: the idea that God “breathed into” the biblical writers.
Did God write the Bible?
In my experience as a Catholic priest, one of the most commonly held accounts of biblical inspiration among Christians is that God “dictated” the Bible. According to this view, sometimes called the verbal dictation theory, God dictated each word of the sacred text to a human author who simply wrote it down.
What do we mean when we say all Scripture is inspired by God?
One of the fundamental tenets of Christianity is the belief in the inspiration of scripture. … Those theories include that scriptures were produced by gifted human authors; that God gave a message to the author, who then used his own words in writing the text; and that God dictated every particular word of the text.
Is the Bible verbally inspired?
Protestant orthodoxy. …developed the notion of the verbal inspiration (or inerrancy) of the Bible. This notion held that in fact every word of the Bible was divinely inspired and was thus the authority for one’s faith.