A Question I Was Asked:

Why Do You Assume You Are Correct?

Why do you assume you are correct?

UK Apologetics Reply:

Okay, let me just say this. I don't 'assume' any such thing, but if one has spent years studying a subject, often to great depth, does one not have the right to state one's opinion on that subject? I have often stated that where I find I have been wrong I will not hesitate to say so, and I will correct myself. Look, I seek no personal following, I don't ask anybody to send me "donations" - never have done, never will do (unlike many internet ministries). I write simply as somebody who has studied the Bible from the age of about 15. I am now 73. I have studied both Hebrew and Greek, the two principal Bible languages, and I hold a Bachelor of Divinity degree (B.D.), from Cardiff University. Of course, that does not make me perfect, I may still occasionally err in some matter - who does not? I am not a member of any specific denomination so do not have to back up that denomination for fear of being disciplined.

Quite often I will state what the main views may be on some tricky Scripture or Bible-related topic and I may say, 'this is where I stand,' only in isolated areas will I call out heresy, such as on the prosperity teachers and the tele-evangelists with their misguided focus on money and prosperity. For many years I have strived not to state any private views but only to state what seems to be truly the most biblical view - any private opinions do not matter.

I must say that as such a long-term student of the Bible my views must have some veracity, but don't only look at what I say, also consider what others may say. I certainly don't claim any sort of exclusivity, nor monopoly on Christian truth, for myself. The truth is in the Bible and I only want to represent that.

Robin A. Brace. June 26th, 2017.