In what sense is the Bible “the word of God”? Certainly, the Bible was written by humans. However, there are a number of times when the human authors were citing the words of God himself. Sometimes these are called oracles or sayings of God. This series of books portray humans interacting with God. God wants them to do something and then the humans react. The Bible contains words about God and words of God himself spoken to humans. Thus, we can say that the Bible is the inspired words of God in human terms.