Plenary inspiration


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(Theol.) that kind of inspiration which excludes all defect in the utterance of the inspired message.
(Theol.) See under Inspiration.

See also: Inspiration, Plenary

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Whatever one may think of plenary inspiration, one must heartily subscribe to these words of Paul: 'Be thou an example-- in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.' It is the only safeguard for us poor human beings.
Often called "verbal plenary inspiration," this view articulates that God aurally revealed the written words of Scripture.
Views of "plenary inspiration" are often misconstrued as proposing some kind of mechanical dictation by God.
(2) Plenary inspiration: The text has to be interpreted in its full canonical context, (64) assuming a divine inspiration which respects both God's and the prophet's freedom, and excluding mythologizing presuppositions rooted in reductionism.
In conclusion, this article demonstrates a possibility of harmonizing a plenary inspiration of the Bible with the findings of science, including the evolution of Adam from earlier humans, as follows:
A corollary is the plenary inspiration of the sixty-six canonical biblical books (excluding the Apocrypha), as shown by the NT use of the OT.
Pierson was a leader of the Keswick movement; a contributing editor to the Scofield Reference Bible; a defender of the unity, infallibility, and plenary inspiration of the Scriptures; and a founding figure of twentieth-century Protestant fundamentalism.
Confronted with arguments against the existence of supernatural beings, the plenary inspiration of Scripture, or the historicity of Jesus Christ, the respondents habitually recurred to a predictable ensemble of evasionary tactics.
The essential doctrines were the deity of Christ, the plenary inspiration of the Bible, substitutionary atonement, justification by faith, and sanctification.
He separated from those Baptists and other dissenters who rejected the plenary inspiration of the scriptures and the substitutionary atonement.
Before about 1870, the pastors and theologians of the popular denominations shared a common belief in such evangelical essentials as the deity of Christ, substitutionary atonement, the necessity of repentance and faith, and the plenary inspiration of the Scriptures.