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From a historical perspective, the texts which became canonical were those which proto-orthodox Christians accepted and based their practices and traditions upon. Therefore the practices and traditions are in keeping with books which became part of the Bible. If you think about it some Christian traditions must predate the writing of certain texts. In 1 ...


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Protestants and Sola Scriptura adherents: When was scripture alone sufficient? There is a picture of the Bible being sufficient given in the parable of the rich man and Lazarus. Luke 16:31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead. We see that even the Old ...


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We need to start by bearing in mind that during Jesus lifetime there is no set Bible as such. There are collections of scrolls in synagogues but the ones that would eventually be considered canonical by modern Judaism were not set at that time (canonicity in Judaism slowly distilled between ~200BC and ~200AD). You would get different stuff in different ...


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You're correct that Methodist don't accept sola scriptura, but instead prima scriptura. Not only that, they also reject sola fide. That is because they teach synergism. Now, I do know some Pentecostals also hold to synergism, and therefore reject sola fide. Also, if you consider Anglicanism to be Protestant (which most don't, but they are related) there are ...


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Romans 14:17 tells us that the kingdom of God is righteousness,peace and joy in the Holy Ghost. Personally, I think it is a state of mind. The Bible also says that it is a mystery (Mark 4:11). However it also tells us how to get into the kingdom of God now. First one must seek for it. Secondly, John 3:3 and verse 5 it tells us we must be baptized in ...


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When was scripture alone sufficient? TLDR; Never. Scripture has never been sufficient, and never will be. Your question is based on a false premise. The irony is that you actually point out the fallacy in the opening sentence of your question (emphasis mine): Sola Scriptura is defined as "the Protestant Christian doctrine that the Bible contains all ...


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Below I have put together some key passages from two scholarly articles on the subject. At the Bottom of this post you will find links to the two, much longer, articles. "We know that the Bible is the Word of God. The Bible declares itself to be God-breathed, inerrant, and authoritative. We also know that God does not change His mind or contradict ...



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