Security in authority: it’s not something I could find in Protestantism and sola scriptura. What is found in Protestantism, is a seductive individualism in which each person seeks out his own, personal interpretation of scripture.
Hearing the scriptures publicly proclaimed at the sacrifice of the Holy Mass is an often overlooked—perhaps forgotten—treasure. Frequently, Protestant worship services neglect this vital component of hearing the transforming Word of God.
This brief video explains why the Spirit-guided nature of the Church is important—essential, in fact—for accepting the Bible as the inspired word of God.
Sometimes people fail to understand how deeply affected they are by theological errors of the past. Historical theology and a clear historical consciousness help us to see how mistakes made in the past unwittingly influence Christians in the present.