Grace and Truth: Where to Start? Sola Scriptura

So, where do we start in our work at The Baptist Courier? When we begin a new pursuit, it’s not always easy to know where to start, but for those who have been redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ, it’s not difficult: We start with God’s Word. We start there, we end there, we stay there — because, as the great apologist Francis Schaeffer well put it, God is there, and He has spoken.

In the 1970s and well into the 1990s, Southern Baptists waged an intense warfare for the Bible. The questions were first order, the answers separated orthodoxy from heterodoxy: Is the Bible inspired by God? Is it inerrant? Is it sufficient? Is it authoritative? Is Jesus the criterion for Bible interpretation, and what does that mean?

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