Sola Scriptura in the Epistle of Jude

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sola scripturay 2The epistle of Jude presents a short yet powerful defense of Sola Scriptura. I will detail the argument in what follows.

1. The Church Vs. The World

Firstly, Jude identifies only two groups of people, viz. The people of God and the enemies of God/The redeemed and the unredeemed. These two groups are in irreconcilable conflict.[1]

2. The Revealed Word Vs. What is Known Naturally

Secondly, the Church is said to be in possession of the faith, to have the capacity to defend the faith, to have the capacity to build one another up in the faith, and the capacity to remember the Word of Christ. Noting these two points, let us formulate our argument.

MP: All Christian duties fall under two broad categories, viz. Defense of the faith and Edification through the faith.

mp: Defense of the faith and Edification through the faith are achieved solely…

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