Tag Archives: Sola Scriptura
I do not expect that the following argument is going to win a Protestant to the Catholic Faith. I have learned from St. Thomas Aquinas that reason has its limits in persuasion, and when reason reaches the wall, Grace is what pulls it over. My reasoning here is akin to the reasoning to God’s existence, namely, that it offers a proof that will not necessarily … More →
(Edited from an actual reply recently sent from Saint Benedict Center.) To our online readers: I am sharing this “for what it’s worth” to you. I never got a response from the lady to whom it was sent. Maybe you could join me in praying for her.
Whenever the differences between Catholicism and Protestantism are enumerated, one of the most common items on the list is “Faith and Good Works.” The role of good works in human salvation was one of the crucial issues of the Protestant Revolt of 1517, Martin Luther going so far as to interpolate his own spin on the matter right into the Bible. Calvin picked up Luther’s … More →
For the sake of brevity, clarity, and up-frontness, I will state the purpose of this article before the first period is typed: It is to show that the Protestant doctrine of sola scriptura is a false doctrine of man which keeps people from their ultimate goal of salvation. I will use the Bible as my principal source to refute sola scriptura.
( “This is indeed the Saviour of the world.” John 4:42) Fools miss the sublime truths of Holy Scripture. While the story of Jesus’ meeting with the Samaritan woman is one of the most well known episodes in Holy Scripture, few are they that understand its teachings.
(Dealing with two common objections against the Faith.) A Note of Introduction: In its first part, this article employs the use of some fundamental concepts of logic, the art and science of correct reasoning. As an aid to the reader, there is a miniscule glossary of philosophical terms at the end of the piece: “A Little Logic.”
This is an apologetics article intended to refute the Protestant doctrine of sola scriptura . I will use the Bible as my principal source to refute sola scriptura.