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The Divine Witness (14 of 40)
Series: Book You Can Trust
Our world (8) is filled with mysteries. For thousands of years humans have lived, left their accomplishments and died. Only in our day of global travel and television has the magnitude of these ancient mysteries been confirmed.
• Who constructed the megaliths of Europe that number in the tens of thousands, each stone weighing 20 plus tons?
• How were the 16 to 65 ton faces of Easter Island moved and raised?
• How were the pyramids built of 2.3 million blocks totaling 6.5 million tons of stone, 481 feet high without modern machinery?
• How did Herod move 30 foot long and ten foot wide dressed stones of up to 120 tons into place for his Jerusalem temple, so perfectly a knife blade can't go between them?
• What happened to the lost colony in early colonial America that was found deserted without a trace?
• How did TWA Flight 811 explode in July of 1996?
These are only a few of the mysteries of the world. None were witnessed well enough to explain the mysteries that surround them.
The source that gives ultimate light is the sublimely described Scriptures. Psalm 19:7-9 has six synonyms for God's Word and twelve qualities ascribed to it. Each of these 18 descriptions of the Word of God is an inspired photo of the divine power of God's Word. It is sufficient. It can absolutely meet its purpose! That was until just recently. Up to modern times the Scriptures have comforted, encouraged and kept God's people going.
How Firm a Foundation
How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord,
Is laid for your faith in His excellent Word!
What more can He say than to you He hath said,
To you who for refuge to Jesus have fled?
'Fear not, I am with thee; O be not dismayed,
For I am thy God, and will still give thee aid;
I'll strengthen thee, help thee, and cause thee to stand,
Upheld by My righteous, omnipotent hand.
'When thro' fiery ...
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