The presuppositional method of apologetics, popularised by Westminster Seminary professor Cornelius van Til, largely relies on the internal testimony of the Bible to provide credible arguments for the accuracy, exclusivity, and supremacy of the Christian faith over all other world religions. Hence, the importance of Presuppositionalism is immense. Reliance on Scripture is fundamental to Christianity.
Sadly, in today’s so-called Christian community, there are many professing Christians who have interpretations of Christianity that oppose the biblical interpretations for truth that have been carried on to us by the Apostles (Thomas & Farnell, 1998:356). Understandably, there are many minor differences between the evangelical denominations of Christianity, and there should therefore be a measure of tolerance for one another. Yet, there are differences that require extreme refutation since the Bible itself issues a stern warning against erroneous teachings (Linneman, 2001:148). In extreme cases it means the difference between belief in the existence of God and the pre-eminence of Christ in redemptive history as stipulated in Scripture, and some man-centred, Christless, practically atheistic approach to Scripture.
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