Understanding the Text – 2 Timothy 3:14-17
- Continue in the Faith
- The Scriptures
- give wisdom to receive salvation in Christ
- are inspired by God
- teach the truth
- train in righteousness
- make the believer mature and ready for service
The issue of authority in Luther’s day…
Sola Scriptura: Scripture Alone
Scripture alone is the ultimate source of authority for Christian doctrine and practice.
The issue of authority in our day…
Applying the Text
- Do you believe the Word of God?
- Do you know the Word of God?
- Do you obey the Word of God?