An examination of Roman Catholic claims about the keys of the kingdom in Matthew 16:19, listing nine culminating reasons for their failure.
Continued from part 3 « In the continuing correspondence with my Catholic apologist, he responds, in lieu of a lengthier reply, with a single criticism which has been implicit in his earlier objections. This criticism is one so commonly leveled by Catholics that it seems important to evaluate it on their own terms. (For an [...]
Continued from part 2 « This is the final part of my response to the first letter in this correspondence, although further responses may be forthcoming as the correspondence continues. My Catholic apologist writes— Tradition is not about handing on a lot of teachings that are totally different to the teachings found in the Bible. [...]
Continued from part 1 « The comments regarding 2 Timothy 3:16-17 were not the only ones I received from this particular correspondent. He went on to say— Paul also refers to oral tradition in 2 Timothy (1:13-14; 2:2; 3:14). The Bible is part of a Tradition which is larger than itself. The Tradition is the [...]
I recently received the following correspondence in relation to 2 Timothy 3:16-17. As any Christian ought to know, this is no doubt the most perspicuous passage in which Scripture is affirmed as our sufficient rule of faith; apart from any other tradition. Paul states plainly that it alone is required for all Christian practice: teaching, [...]