1615 Scripture, sufficiency of

1615 Scripture, sufficiency of

Scripture is presented as being of itself sufficient for faith and for life.

God’s written revelation is sufficient

Dt 4:1-2 See also Dt 12:32; Jos 1:7-8; Pr 30:5-6; Jer 26:2

The NT records the completion and fulfilment of the OT

Heb 1:1-2 See also Jn 12:47-50; Eph 2:20

Warnings against turning from, or adding to, the apostolic gospel, as set forth in Scripture Rev 22:18-19 See also Gal 1:6-9; Col 1:25-2:8,18,20-23; 2Th 2:1-2

Descriptions of Scripture point to its sufficiency

Scripture is good Ro 7:12 See also 1Ti 1:8

Scripture is perfect Ps 19:7 See also Ps 119:142; Jas 1:25

Scripture is eternal Ps 119:89 See also Mt 5:18; Mt 24:35; 1Pe 1:24-25; Isa 40:6-8

See also

8749false teachers
9612hope, in God

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