Why did God have the Bible written by humans instead of by him directly?
To prove that humans would remain loyal to God no matter what Satan threw at them. See Job, chapters 1 and 2.
—We’re very important to God and to Satan.
—If we’re loyal to God, Satan will die forever. If we’re not loyal to God, Satan wins and will live forever, with God being proven a liar.
Similar questions were asked 3, 7, & 10 years ago. It’s time to re-ask the question.
Notes: Look at other religions who claim to use the Bible whole or in part:
Mormons have the Book of Mormon, written or transmitted by the angel, Moroni. They, also, believe in the 66-book Bible and put the Bible in first place over the Book of Mormon.—So all of Christianity claims to believe in the 66-book Bible.Catholics have an 8-book-longer Old Testament than other Christian or Hebrew denominations. Those 8 books are called Apocryphal writings.—So, Catholics have 47 Old Testament books giving them 47+27 = 74-book bible.Jews have the same 39 books of the Hebrew Scriptures as the Christians (except for the 47-book O T Catholics) have.Muslims believe in the first five Books of Moses of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. But they say the Christians and Jews don’t have the correct first-5 books. When pressed to see those 5 Muslim-version books to compare with the books of the Christians and Jews to see where differences may be, they told me, “We don’t know where they are.”—Muslims also have their own holy writings from their spiritual leader, the Prophet Mohammad.
- PubliusLv 77 months ago
God never does for us what we can and should do for ourselves. It's like he wants us to learn and grow to become like him.
- DP.Lv 67 months ago
..the short answer is that we can
fully know the answers to such questions
God specifically gives those answers to us.
Since He hasn't given the answer to this question the ONLY truthful answer is that we don't know.
We can speculate but then it's important to remember that we'd be foolish to draw conclusions from such speculation.......yet many people do!
- MistyLv 57 months ago
All gods are myths so the bible had to be written by men, ancient goat and sheep herders to be exact.
- 7 months ago
hmm. good question since he wrote the law which apparently was not perfect. as Jesus states in the New Testament. is that a contradiction?
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- Forrest ToneyLv 77 months ago
People can't bear God's finger even .
- GreygooseLv 67 months ago
God used human writers because we can understand their thinking, their emotions, disappointments,doubts, fears, imperfections, joys, and success. He personalized it so we could fully understand it.They had feelings like we do.
- 7 months ago
Humans were tested by Satan in Eden to turn them away from God. Man (both Adam and Eve) turned away from following God (about 4000 BC).
—Satan succeeded. He wanted to be like God by having humans follow him (Satan).
About 2300 years later (about 1700 BC) In the Book of Job, Chapters 1 and 2, Satan challenged God by inflicting misery and pain on Job.—in Job 2:4 Satan challenged God to his right to rule, claiming that all of mankind, not just Job, would only serve God for the good things God gave man. That’s why God has allowed the test Satan made in front of all the angels in heaven in Job 2:4 to continue against all of mankind down to this day and to the end of this system.God is using us humans to prove Satan is a liar.Satan is using us humans to prove God is a liar.—We humans are very important to Satan and to the Almighty God.The answer to that question has already been established, but everything must be played out. Satan thinks he still has a chance to win by making just one prophecy fail to come true. That’s all he needs, just one prophecy to fail so he can prove God lied, so that he can live forever with humans worshipping him.
- MalcolmLv 77 months ago
"All scripture is inspired of God." 2 Tim. 3:16, 2 Pet. 1:20-21.
- keyjonaLv 77 months ago
God's Word was passed down orally for over 2500 years before being written. Even children today receive their moral training before learning to read.
- SnowbirdLv 67 months ago
God doesn't do anything on earth without using His creation. Christians are sent to preach the gospel and baptize those who believe (Matthew 28: 19). People are trained up to be Doctors and nurses in order to HEAL folks.
Farmers are given God's wisdom to be excellent with animals and growing crops so they can feed folks.
And on and on it goes. So in just the same way, God used human beings to PEN God's will. It's still His will not man's. Man only penned the words as dictated or inspired by the Holy Spirit. He is Author of the Bible because it's God's Word not ours