The doctrine of inerrancy is a subcategory of the doctrine of Scripture. This key area of theology describes the Bible as being without error. This means there is nothing in the Bible that is untrue or contrary to fact. The entirety of Scripture is trustworthy in everything it says and teaches.
If you asked the average person on the street, “Are you a good person?” Most of us would say, “Yes, I am a good person.” We naturally tend to think of ourselves as good. But, what does the Bible say?
With some effort and the support of other people and tools, those who desire to understand the Bible can do so. Let us consider the doctrine of perspicuity, the theological term for the clarity of Scripture.