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October 13, 2018

Hour 1: The Inerrant and Authoritative Word of God

​How do you know you can trust the Bible? And where does its authority come from? On our next Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik, we welcome Moody Bible Institute professors Dr. Steven Sanchez and Dr. Jim Coakley to tackle these questions. Take a crash course on the origins of the Bible as we define inerrancy, canon, and answer your questions. Don’t miss a special pre-recorded program about the Bible this weekend on Open Line.

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Hour 2: How We Got the Bible

Where did our Bible come from? Our next Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik explores textual criticism and transmission of the Bible, as well as our modern translations. Join Michael, Dr. Steven Sanchez, and Dr. Jim Coakley as we talk about how we got the Bible on a special pre-recorded program about the Bible.

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IN THIS EPISODE

MBI Israel Trip 2019
MBI Israel Trip 2019

MBI Israel Trip 2019

Join The Land and the Book on a life-transforming journey on May 26 - June 6, 2019. Immerse yourself in the sights, culture, and breathtaking landscapes of the Holy Land! You’ll enjoy these highlights and more:

  • Communion service at the Garden Tomb
  • Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
  • Pray at the Western Wailing Wall in Jerusalem
  • Walk the very steps where Jesus walked
Dr. Jim Coakley
Dr. Jim Coakley

Dr. Jim Coakley

Dr. Jim Coakley has taught for sixteen years as professor of Bible at Moody Theological Seminary specializing in Old Testament and Biblical Languages. Prior to Moody he was involved in pastoral ministry for thirteen years.  He has traveled to Israel multiple times as a tour leader and has also toured throughout Turkey. Jim is married to Gayle and they have two grown children and two grandchildren. He was a contributor to the Moody Bible Commentary and is working on a second doctoral degree through the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.  He also has a special interest in how the use of technology intersects with Biblical studies and has written articles and spoken at conferences on that topic.

Steven Sanchez
Steven Sanchez

Steven Sanchez

Dr. Steven Sanchez is Chair of the Bible and Theology division and Professor of Bible at Moody Bible Institute. He is a contributor to the Moody Bible Commentary and has his Th.M and Ph.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary.

Tricia McMillan
Tricia McMillan

Tricia McMillan

Tricia McMillan is the senior producer of Chris Fabry Live and Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik. She has worked at Moody Radio since 2000 on a variety of programs. She is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and has a Master of Ministry from Moody Theological Seminary. Tricia is married to Nate, has three children and lives in the Chicago suburbs.

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Dr. Michael Rydelnik

Dr. Michael Rydelnik is professor of Jewish Studies and Bible at Moody Bible Institute and the Host/Bible teacher on Moody Radio’s Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik. The son of Holocaust survivors, Michael was raised in an observant Jewish home in Brooklyn, New York. He became a follower of Jesus the Messiah as a high school student and began teaching the Bible almost immediately. He is the author of several books and is the co-editor of and contributor to The Moody Bible Commentary. Michael and his wife, Eva, live in Chicago and have two adult sons.

Profile

Tricia McMillan

Tricia McMillan is the senior producer of Chris Fabry Live and Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik. She has worked at Moody Radio since 2000 on a variety of programs. She is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and has a Master of Ministry from Moody Theological Seminary. Tricia is married to Nate, has three children and lives in the Chicago suburbs.

Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik

At times, all believers have questions about the Bible, God or the spiritual life. Where can we turn when we need guidance from God's Word? Moody Radio encourages you to bring your Bible and spiritual life questions to Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik every week. In this two-hour, live Bible Q&A program, your questions are always the focus. Dr. Rydelnik will provide practical answers straight from Scripture drawing from his wealth of knowledge and experience as both a pastor and professor.