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SincerelySage
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FollowerofChrist1955
Con (against)

If God Preserved His Word It Must Be Perfect (Complete)

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Started: 1/23/2018 Category: Religion
Updated: 3 weeks ago Status: Debating Period
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SincerelySage

Pro

Resolved: The doctrine of the preservation of God's written word requires a perfect, extant text.

Definitions

Extant - In current existence; with us today.

Perfect - Lacking nothing; wholly in-tact; complete.

Require - To be demanded of necessity; to expect of consequence

Preservation - The biblical doctrine that God has kept His written words from being lost via corruption or ommision throughout the ages, in a semantically unique and identifiable text, extending from its originally inspired authorship.

Rules

1. Please only accept this debate if you are a Christian whose final authority is the 66 canonical books of the Bible (Genesis-Revelation).

2. Please understand and believe in the doctrine of preservation as defined.

3. No logical fallacies or red herrings/slanders!

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FollowerofChrist1955

Con

accept this debate, am Believer since 1980, taught of God alone. no commentaries or external references except scripture! Prayer and God

begin please. And it is a pleasure to meet you and discuss this among brothers.


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Posted by canis 3 weeks ago
canis
No so called god ever spoke a word..But in fairy tales even trees can talk...
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