Sufficient for Faith and Practice: Covenant and Canon
Therefore, the church is always put into question in its faith and life by the Word that created and preserves it, and it must always be ready to be reformed by it.
It is increasingly common even in evangelical circles today to hear traditional Roman Catholic arguments for the Bible as "the church's book" and the church as "the mother of Scripture," as if the community created its own constitution. We are engaging sola Scriptura in a variety of ways in this issue, but this article focuses on the relationship between covenant and canon.
God's Ruling Constitution: The Word as Canon
The ancient church identified the Bible as the church's canon, from ...