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I will give the Protestant view. Protestant: 1. Sola scriptura ("by Scripture alone"), 2. Sola fide ("by faith alone"), 3. Sola gratia ("by grace alone"), 4. Solus Christus or Solo Christo ("Christ alone" or "through Christ alone"), 5. Soli Deo gloria ("glory to God alone"). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_solae These are the 5 basic principles. ...
My very short answer to this question is; God gave a message to mankind which he kept accurate through their recording and preserving through all generations and it will never pass away. Matthew 24:35King James Version (KJV) 35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
The belief that the scriptures are without error or fault in all its teaching can be traced to the early Christians, and further. 1 Thessalonians 2:13 For this reason we also thank God without ceasing, because when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, ...
Jesus felt that the law was literal; Matthew 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Paul felt the "all" scripture was true and useful. 2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, ...
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