On the Journey with Matt and Ken
Episode 11: Is Sola Scriptura Workable? Part I
A question that bothers even many adherents of sola Scriptura is this: if the Bible alone is to be the sole rule of faith, and any individual Christian can understand its plain meaning, then why are there so many divisions in Christianity?
Do people disagree because they’ve not studied the Scriptures hard enough? Or because they’re not as committed to holiness, and so haven’t received the truth from the Holy Spirit about the correct interpretation?
Or is there another possibility: that when God gave us an authoritative and inspired set of Scriptures, He also granted to the Church who curated and defended those Scriptures for centuries with an authoritative and inspired interpretation of those Scriptures?