Defend the Bible? I'd sooner defend a lion. You don't defend the Bible; you open its cage and let it roar.
It's a good thing God chose me before I was born, because he surely would not have afterwards.
If a man can preach one sermon without mentioning Christ's name in it, it ought to be his last.
The best interpreter of a book is its author. The Holy Ghost wrote the Scriptures. Go to him to get their meaning. You will not be misled.