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The Hunt for Sola Scriptura

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The inconspicuous room at the end of a lightly travelled thoroughfare in Jerusalem bustled as the gathered throng waited for James the Just to deliver his decision.  Just about 20 years had passed since the tragic execution and then astonishing resurrection of Jesus the Messiah, and now the leaders of the burgeoning movement had gathered to resolve its first significant controversy. Must the Gentile followers of Jesus submit to circumcision?  (Acts 15) Both sides of the dispute had made their case with conviction, and among the anxious assembly sat Judah, a devout Jewish follower of Jesus. The room went silent when the Apostles entered, and James stood to speak. Read more