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How do protestants respond to apostolic succession?

The primary scripture that I have seen presented in favor of the idea of apostolic succession - especially with regards Peter and the Papacy - is this passage: Matthew 16:17-19 Jesus replied, “...
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How do protestants respond to apostolic succession?

There is a problem with the word 'bishop' as used in the question. The New Testament uses that word, episkopos (which can also be translated as 'overseer') on three occasions when speaking of men ...
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How do protestants respond to apostolic succession?

Protestants would answer that apostolic succession does not mean a denomination has some sort of linkage or appointments from today backward to one of the apostles. Apostolic succession is not some ...
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