God's Holy Word

The Bible is the inspired, inerrant, infallible word of God, but it is not the only word of God.

The difficulty is in interpreting the Bible. Many of the great heresies of the church age were based on particular interpretations of the Bible. When I hear Bible-based Christians say the Holy Spirit guides them in properly interpreting the Bible I know to be wary.

The Holy Spirit inspired the teaching authority of the church to properly interpret the Bible and to properly determine doctrine. We should not step outside these teachings in our use of the Bible.

Now that we have the Bible we should regularly read it, study it, meditate on it. We are fortunate to have the Bible. People of past times did not for various reasons ...