I agree that any departure from the plain meaning of Scripture is heresy. But I do not
believe that each person has an equal authority to interpret Scripture, and if I did believe such a thing, I couldn't justify disfellowshipping anybody.
I'd bet good money that the disfellowshipped churches claimed very sincerely that their Scriptural interpretations were the fruit of the insight vouchsafed to them by the Holy Spirit. 'Cause people rarely or never say, "Now, this isn't the Holy Spirit, it's just me."
posted on 02/14/2014 9:38:53 AM PST
by Mrs. Don-o
(Sanity is the adequate response of the mind to the real thing: adaequatio mentis ad rem.)
To: Mrs. Don-o
Who interprets Scripture for you, Mrs. Don-o?
posted on 02/14/2014 9:41:07 AM PST
( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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