'Canon' Tagged Posts

'Canon' Tagged Posts

The Canon of Scripture

The word canon means, “a measuring rod, or rule; a standard by which something may be evaluated.” In general the process of collecting the books of the Old Testament involved a four step process. God inspired the writers Throughout that time, Israel recognized the divine origin of writing inspired by God. Those scrolls so recognized were left in the care of the priest for safekeeping. Ultimately, the present 39 books of the Old Testament were accepted as Scripture. The Old…