Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone)

Sermon Outline:

  1. The Historical Resurgence of Sola Scriptura
    1. What is Sola Scriptura?
      1. Sola Scriptura is the biblical truth that only Scripture, because it is God's inspired Word, is our inerrant, clear, sufficient, and final authority on everything it addresses (Modified from Matthew Barrett God's Word Alone, 23.)
        1. Inspiration of Scripture
        2. Clarity of Scripture
        3. Sufficiency of Scripture
        4. Authority of Scripture
    2. Where did it go?
    3. How was it rediscovered?
  2. A Biblical Example of Sola Scriptura (Mark 7:1-13)
    1. Mark's Explanation of Ritual Purity (vv. 1-4)
    2. The Pharisee's Accusation of Defiance and Defilement (v. 5)
    3. Jesus' Exaltation of Scripture over Tradition (v. 6-13)
  3. The Dire Need of Sola Scriptura Today