“That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee.” (Proverbs 22:18-24)
Everything around us is changing.
We are told, however, that the gospel doesn’t change. Because the foundational ideas or truths of the gospel do not change.
Truths are eternal; and they are founded upon specific words and specific phrases.
So, logically, we must also be able to trust that the words behind these truths have not changed. That the words also must be eternal.
Or, to say it another way, the words must be certain. They must be fixed, unchangeable, incorruptible. (I Peter 1:23; Isaiah 40:8)
But, for all practical purposes, that is not what many churches teach today. The modern Evangelical church and a growing number of Fundamental churches do not truly believe this.
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