Sola Scriptura and the Early Church

SOLA SCRIPTURA AND THE EARLY CHURCH

“Sola Scriptura is the teaching and belief that there is only one special revelation from God that man possesses today, the written Scriptures or the Bible, and that consequently the Scriptures are materially sufficient and are by their very nature as being inspired by God the ultimate authority for the Church. This means that there is no portion of that revelation which has been preserved in the form of oral tradition independent of Scripture.” (William Webster)

For more on the subject, visit the Historical Theology page.

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