The Bible is an old book in a world where age is no longer considered an advantage. If we are going to trust the Bible, we must have sound, proven reasons to do so. At stake are issues as timely as our approach to sexuality, ethics, morals, values, money, the economy, marriage, work, welfare, abortion, government, and worship—just to mention a few.
Over a hundred years ago, the famous preacher Charles Spurgeon reminded Christians, “Time is short. Eternity is long. It is only reasonable that this short life be lived in the light of eternity.” These words remain true as ever for Christ-followers alive today.