The Irrationalism of Infidelity – Infallibility

God alone is infallible

 

‘Infallible’ means one who can in no way err

– it is the opposite of ‘error prone’ – not ‘fallibility’

 

  1. God alone is infallible
  2. Scripture is infallible, because it is of God – in it is perfect truth.
  3. I cannot discuss infallibility with an infidel.

Infallibility of Scripture

God alone is infallible; for “infallible” means one who cannot fail. Truth is not the same as infallibility; truth is the opposite to error, not to fallibility.

lay-preachingObjection:  You cannot say that anything is infallible.

Answer:  God alone is infallible; for “infallible” means one who cannot fail. Truth is not the same as infallibility; truth is the opposite to error, not to fallibility.

Scripture comes from God; it presents the truth; it is infallible. But there is no need to defend it to the infidel who rejects it. However, There is a difference between infallibility and perfect truth. If I question the infallibility of scripture, I am making a statement about the book. However when I reject perfect truth, I avoid facing what affects my conscience.

In strict logic, only one who is incapable of erring, is infallible in what he says,