Prima Scriptura, Sola Scriptura and Sola Ecclesia

by Tony-Allen Cucolo Does the belief in prima scriptura inevitably lead one to believe either in sola scriptura or sola ecclesia? First, let’s define some terms: Prima Scriptura is the name given by many as a counter for sola scriptura. The idea is that while scripture is not the sole rule of faith in the […]

On Tradition

The “Traditions” of 2 Thessalonians 2:15 by Tony-Allen Cucolo  [source] Those who support the notion of an infallible or apostolic tradition passed down through the ages, or believe that church tradition should be elevated near scripture in importance, often have the following as their proof-text. So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions […]

On the Way into the Kingdom (Part IV)

By Innocent, Bishop of Kamchatka (1833) “Indication of the Way into the Kingdom of Heaven”  CHAPTER 4 “How Jesus Christ Helps Us to Go the Way into the Kingdom of Heaven, and How We Can Receive His Help” The Holy Spirit, as God, the third Person of the Holy Trinity, is also almighty, like the […]

On The Way into the Kingdom (part III)

By Innocent, Bishop of Kamchatka (1833) “Indication of the Way into the Kingdom of Heaven” CHAPTER 3 “The Way That Leads into the Kingdom of Heaven” The way into the heavenly kingdom is Jesus Christ Himself. Only those who go by this way follow Jesus Christ. But as to how we must go by this […]