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Yes, Pentecostals believe that the gift of prophecy continues to the present day. However, there is a difference between someone exercising the gift of prophecy and the apostles that were divinely inspired to write Scripture. In the book Foundations of Pentecostal Theology, in the chapter on Bibliology, authors Duffield and Van Cleave discuss the ...


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The main argument is an argument from silence. This can take two forms: There is no list of books of the Bible anywhere in Scripture. Scripture nowhere prohibits people from adding books to the canon. Another argument says that a closed canon can lead to bibliolatry (elevating Scripture above God). You can see such arguments made here and here. ...


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The best reference for answering this question, is not surprisingly, from Bruce Metzger. He is probably the foremost textual critic of the 20th Century - a fact that both Dan Wallace and Bart Ehrmann would agree with. The UBS4 is, in large part, his baby. His work: The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance can be found online ...



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