STOTT: FIVE MAJOR VIEWS ON AUTHORITY IN THE CHURCH TODAY (VIDEO)

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… [The Church] is built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets,

Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone…

              Ephesians 2:20

 

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The authority of the Scriptures does not depend upon the testimony of the church because the church itself is built upon Scripture, and borrows all its authority from it. Our opponents in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches cannot deny this since, when we ask them about the church, they quickly fly to the Scriptures to prove it.

– Francis Turretin

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