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The Oral Period

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Lesson

We begin our examination of Scripture by looking at the first stage of the Bible's creation. When Jesus spoke, they did not write his words down right away. His stories were passed down by word of mouth. So the question is, how can we trust that the stories were not altered or made up?

Outline

A. Passing On Information During Jesus’s Life

B. Period Of Oral Transmission

C. Was The Early Church Accurate? (Jesus Seminar)

1. Eyewitnesses

2. Holy Spirit

3. Persecution

4. Presuppositions