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What about the gnostics gospels?

Submitted: 1/31/2006
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Question: In my Hummanities class, the professor has spent some time discussing how the Bible was put together and which books were left out. He has spent time talking about the Q Hypothesis and says that the Gospels were not written by its original authors. He also says that the Gospels of James and Thomas were left out. I personally believe that the Bible is the Word of God, so some of the material he talks about has come as a shock to me. Is there any truth to what he says?

Answer: We believe that the Bible in its original languages is the Word of God. The so-called 'gnostic gospels' should not be included in the Bible due to doctrinal discrepancies and other errors. There will always be plenty of college professors around whose primary mission is to overthrow the faith of sincere and honest young people. They do this in order to justify themselves in their own unbelief. Why do they not even want to believe. Let's allow Jesus to answer that question: 'And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God' (John 3:19-21).