God planted a garden, but he had Adam take care of it, because it was within the abilities God gave him to accomplish that. Man couldn't create himself, so God did( but then he gave them the ability to reproduce, so they did). Man couldn't flood the world, so God did (but man could build a boat, so man did).
The Bible is an amazing book, recorded by around 40 men over about 1,500 years. But it claims there is one ultimate Author: God. The men who wrote the most books are Paul (13 or 14), Moses (5) and John (5). Below is a list of the possible writers of all 66 books of the Bible.
In short, because liberal scholars do not believe God wrote any book in the Bible, they reject the book of Joshua and Joshua as the author. Gleason Archer in his book, A Survey of the Old Testament Introduction, provides a lengthy discussion of the authorship and date of the book, refuting the liberal viewpoint on pages 237-239.(3).
In fact, he described it as God’s word to his hearers (see Matthew 22:31-32, which quotes Exodus 3:6). Obviously, even the most brilliant poet or novelist cannot hope to write something that will affect readers for millennia, yet the Bible has done and continues to do so.
Did God Write the Bible? (Ebook) By Dan Hayden After 2,500 years, the Bible remains the most-read book of all time. No other book has withstood the test of time like this book, which is called the very Word of God. But can we take the Bible's claim to divine authority seriously? Why.
Among all the books ever written, the Bible is absolutely unique. Actually, it is not just a book—it’s 66 books. And one of its most remarkable qualities is the complete unity of the overall message despite having so many different authors writing over many centuries on hundreds of controversial subjects.
Some men were used to write more than one book of the Bible. In fact, the Bible is a miniature library of 66 books. It consists of the 39 books of the Hebrew Scriptures, called by many the Old Testament, and the 27 books of the Christian Greek Scriptures, often called the New Testament.
So yes Paul, John and the others were the writers of the Bible. But they were not the authors. The author of the Bible is God, who moved people, like Paul, Peter and John to write down what He wanted, what He authored. And if you ask how did God move them, Galatians gives us the answer for the case of Paul which is also the same for all the.