Sola Scriptura and Biblical Authority – an Overview

Martin Luther launched Protestantism in the 16th century on the basis of five “solas” – the Latin word meaning alone.  The Catholic perspective of the four “solas” related to salvation was discussed here and in subsequent posts.  The fifth “sola” is sola-Scriptura – "Scripture alone."  How sola-Scriptura is defined can vary somewhat between different Protestant … Continue reading Sola Scriptura and Biblical Authority – an Overview

The Ministerial Priesthood and “Call No Man Father”

One of the most common verses used to prove that Catholics are not “Biblical” has to be Matthew 23:9 where Jesus says “And call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven.”  Since Catholics call priests “Father” it is viewed to be in clear violation of Scripture.  And … Continue reading The Ministerial Priesthood and “Call No Man Father”