The act or power of exercising an elevating or stimulating influence upon the intellect or emotions; the result of such influence which quickens or stimulates; as, the inspiration of occasion, of art, etc.
A supernatural divine influence on the prophets, apostles, or sacred writers, by which they were qualified to communicate moral or religious truth with authority; a supernatural influence which qualifies men to receive and communicate divine truth; also, the truth communicated.
to be guided or controlled by the Holy Spirit just as the men who were anointed by God to be his vessels in writing the Bible.
Divine guidance that comes through the promptings of the Holy Ghost.
When applied to a sacred text like the Bible, inspiration means that the God affected the thought processes of the writers and prevented them from writing any material that was in error. A logical result of inspiration is that the original text of the Bible was inerrant.
"God-breathed," that is, God's Word expressed in human language.
The view that the Bible is the revelation of truth from God, and a belief that the whole process of writing was superintended by the Holy Spirit.
literally means "God-breathed" (II Timothy 3:16) and refers to the process in which God moved Biblical writers to produce a flawless record of His word without eliminating the personality or style of the individual writers.
A prerogative of God whereby he caused human writers to express his will and his intended words through their writings. Specifically, the Bible is held by Jehovah's Witnesses and many in Christendom to be the inspired revelation of God to man.
You can find a lot of writing and argument about this word. In brief, the Bible comes from God. So you can trust the Bible more than any other book. Millions of people have done so, and have been blessed by this. (DTC)
When used in Scripture of Scripture it means the incontrovertible, ‘God-breathed' word. A man or woman may be ‘inspired' in what he or she says, writes, sings or prophesies but it will not be a ‘for-all-time word'. The term ‘inspiration of Scripture' means it is God's revealed instruction and pattern for all Christians and all churches in all places at all times.
God's blessing on the Bible's authors which enabled them to write what they wrote.
Biblically speaking, the process by which God moved the biblical writers to produce the scriptural books. This divine supervision removed the possibility of human error, but allowed the personality and style of the various writers to be reflected. Thus the Scriptures are theopneustos “God-breathed” (2 Tim. 3:16).
God's act of imparting something to one's mind
The teaching that God breathed into the writers of Scripture the truths he wanted them to record in the very words he chose. The Holy Spirit used each writer's vocabulary, writing style, life situation, etc., to convey the very message which he has intended us to have.