Carefully researched and easy to read, Greg Lanier has provided an excellent resource for both pastors and laypeople … Dr. Lanier takes his reader through the history and complexity of our Bible. This pocket guide answers difficult questions about the formation of the canon of scripture with clarity, precision, and a pastor’s heart.
Leigh Swanson, First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, and VP of Community Development for Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, Florida
Greg Lanier has done the church a great service with this short but meaty read, helping the ordinary church member both to understand the process of how we got our Bibles, and to have well–founded confidence in the text of God’s word before us. An edifying and enlightening book.
Lee Gatiss, Director of Church Society, and Adjunct Lecturer in Church History, Union School of Theology, Bridgend, Wales
If you are looking for a readable, informed, and theologically–grounded explanation for where our Bibles came from, then this new volume by Greg Lanier is it. Finally, we have an accessible book on the biblical canon that is answering the kind of questions ordinary Christians are asking. I highly recommend it.
Michael J. Kruger, President and Professor of New Testament, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina
Without being overly wordy or technical, this pocket guide provides clear and accessible explanations for why we can be confident that our Bibles are the Word of God.