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R.C. Sproul on the Cessationist Convictions of the Reformers

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 | Comments (1)

The sufficiency of Scripture is a hill Christians need to be prepared to die on. Embracing additional revelation portrays the Bible as insufficient, dilutes biblical authority, and often supplants Scripture altogether. 

In stark contrast, the Reformational call for Sola Scriptura was a line in the sand concerning biblical sufficiency and authority. In the following video, R.C. Sproul explains the Reformers’ allegiance to Scripture alone:  

The Bible is not a work in progress. God has finished it and preserved it—infallible and sufficient—for His church. And it’s that all-sufficient Word that serves as the foundation of what will be presented at next week’s Strange Fire conference. Plan to enjoy the conference via live stream. Learn more at our conference website.

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#1  Posted by Charles Williamson  |  Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Sola Scriptura: Martin Luther & the Rediscovery of the Authority of Scripture

In the sixteenth century, few people could read. Even clergymen were illiterate and unable to understand the text of the Bible. But there was an even larger problem. Tradition had replaced Scripture as the central authority of the church. Dr. Stephen Nichols explains how Martin Luther’s rediscovery of the Bible’s authority changed all this.