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Sola Scriptura vs. Scriptura, Part 9. Perfecting of the Saints

CofC-ers,

As already presented in previous posts, 2 Timothy 3:16-17 is a favored passage that proponents of “Bible-only” Christianity present as proof-text support for their Rule of Faith; and as such, the passage becomes instrumental for establishing the vehicle for attaining “spiritual completeness”. 699 more words

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Sola Scriptura vs. Scriptura, Part 8. 2 Timothy 3:16-17

CofC Christians,

As a proof for sola Scriptura or “Bible-only” Christianity, the Protestant Church of Christ refers to 2 Timothy 3:16-17, which reads:

All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

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Churches Of Christ

Sola Scriptura vs. Scriptura, Part 7. Acts 17:11

Members of the Protestant Church of Christ,

As a proof for “Bible-only” Christianity, the Protestant Church of Christ presents the Bereans from Acts 17:11 as an example of proper Christians who ranked Sacred Scripture over the Church’s oral teachings. 1,240 more words

Catholic

Don't just argue by reference to historic confessions

I’m all for decent confessions of faith. There are several historic ones that have served the church well, particularly within the reformed tradition. There is absolutely nothing wrong with systematising Biblical teaching and, to all intents and purposes, saying ‘here I stand’. 760 more words

Sola Scriptura vs. Scriptura, Part 6. Tradition

CofC Christians,

As a proof for “Bible-only” Christianity, the Protestant Church of Christ refers to New Testament passages that include any negative portrayal of “tradition” in order to suggest an “either / or” (Scripture / Tradition) dichotomy of authority. 1,375 more words

Churches Of Christ

Twisted Tuesday - Defense Against Twisting Scripture

Beloved every Tuesday we talk about a verse in the Bible that’s been twisted, taken out of context, or misused in one way or another. How do we determine what the context is of a verse? 153 more words

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