Scriptura - Scripture Alone
Timothy 1:6-14, II
Timothy 3:10-17, II
Peter 1:19-21, II
part (1 of 5) on five pillars of faith. The first pillar we look at
is Sola Scriptura which means by scripture alone. These
pillars of faith came out of the
Timothy 3:16 clearly states that the scripture were inspired by
Peter 1:19-21 adds further clarification.
consistence of scripture is the result of all of it being
directed by God through the spirit.
Peter 3:15-16 the apostle Peter refers to the writings of
Paul of scripture even though he acknowledged that some of what
Paul wrote was hard to understand.
was in AD 325 that the First Council of Nicaea convened where
Bishops started the process of developing consistence in beliefs
for the whole of Christendom. What we think of as the
Bible, or Canon of Scripture developed over the next couple of
hundred years follow the First Council of Nicaea.
understanding of faith issues should be supported by the
scripture. We should exercise bible based faith and
should have unity in essentials and Grace in non-essentials.