Scripture vs. Tradition

Scripture versus tradition…. Most of us have heard something of this debate, which goes like this: Does scripture or tradition hold higher authority for Christians? For some, scripture is the obvious answer. Jesus lambasted the Pharisees because tradition caused them to violate God’s word (Matt. 15:3). Paul also warned the Colossians about the “empty deceit…

What Do You See?

Why this image? Scripture contains many genres: history, law, poetry, letters, prophecy, just to name a few.  Understanding scripture in these ways is important.  The historic, poetic, and other senses of scripture can teach us much about God.  Still the full meaning of every scripture is only found in the person of Christ.  This is…