Tag: Scripture

The Bible is the Church’s Book

Because the Bible is God’s word, the church must submit to the Bible as to God himself. The church does not stand over Scripture;...

Understanding and Using the Church’s Bible Translations

This article is part of a series on “How to Get More Out of Your Bible Reading.” Discussion questions and exercises are included for...

Reading the Bible in Community with the Local Church

This article is the first in a series on “How to Get More Out of Your Bible Reading.” Discussion questions and exercises are included...

A Protestant View of the Church and Tradition in the Augsburg...

The Reformers were not trying to get back to Scripture instead of Tradition; they were trying to recover the true Tradition: the Church’s consensus of faith and practice, from which Roman Catholicism had departed.

Scripture in the Methodist Tradition, Part 2: The Forgotten Articles

In the previous article of this series on Scripture in the Methodist Tradition, I gave four principles from Article VI of the 39 Articles...

The Doctrine of Scripture in John Chrysostom’s Second Homily on John’s...

John Chrysostom (349–407) was the October church father of the month for our 2021 Ad Fontes Patristics Reading Group. Perhaps the greatest preacher in...

Scripture in the Methodist Tradition, Part 1: Four Principles From Article...

The Holiness Movement lies squarely within the theological tradition of the Church of England and its 39 Articles of Religion (1571).

Sola Scriptura: No Creed But the Bible?

Scripture must be interpreted in community, and this community includes the communion of the saints in all ages.

Questions and Answers on General Revelation

These questions and answers are from the Student Catechism. 18.  What Greek word is translated ‘revelation’? The Greek word translated ‘revelation’ is ‘apocalypsis’.  It means “an unveiling,...

Bible Included in “Don’t Have to Read” List

Major news outlets recently quoted GQ magazine as having listed the Bible among books that you “don’t have to read.” How can a Christian respond to an unbeliever who feels the same way?