“the pulpit isn’t for the preacher.  The pulpit is for the Bible, because the Bible stands in authority above us all, even above the preacher.”

 -Source:: Thor Ramsey. A Comedian’s Guide to Theology, p. 29-30

 

“God’s people have never created God’s Word.  From the very beginning God’s Word has always created His people!”

-Source: Mark Dever. Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, p. 43

 

“Words are important for our relationships.”

-Source: Mark Dever, Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, p. 48

 

“”God will not be known if He does not speak, and we cannot know Him if He has not spoken a word That we can relay on.  God must reveal Himself.  That’s the point of the Bible.”

-Source: Mark Dever, Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, p. 49

 

“But in the final analysis the people of God, the church of God, can only be created around the Word of God.”

-Source: Mark Dever, Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, p.50

 

“When all the facts are known, the Bible (in its autographs) properly interpreted in light of which culture and communication means had developed by the time of its composition will be shown to be completely true (and therefore not false) in all that it affirms, to the degree of precision intended by the author, in all matters relating to God and his creation.”

-Source: David S. Dockery, Southern Baptist Consensus and Renewal, p. 32