How Did We Receive God's Word?

106 How Did We Receive God's Word?

Have you ever wondered, “Who picked the 66 books that are included in the Bible?”  Why do Roman Catholic Bibles have additional books?  Are there “lost” books of the Bible?  If not, why do people claim there are?  Did a Roman emperor influence which books we read in church today?  These questions about the canon are important for understanding what God’s Word is.  We will discover how the transmission of the Biblical texts through the centuries and the creation of modern translations can build our confidence in the Bibles we read and study today.