We should constantly be attempting to discern between what Scripture says and the traditions that we have been indoctrinated with.
Consider what Mr. Webster says:
Tradition (n): the unwritten or oral delivery of information, opinions, doctrines, practices, rites and customs, from father to son, or ancestors to posterity; the transmission of any knowledge, opinions, or practice from forefathers to descendants by oral communication, without written memorials.
The old adage says “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Perhaps an appropriate picture would assist us in remembering to be discerning and judge all things by Holy Scripture.
All that glitters is not gold.
About Greg Coleman
I am a Particular Baptist who affirms the absolute sovereignty of the triune Godhead in all things. The fullness of the Godhead dwells in the God-man Jesus Christ. He is the Creator, Sustainer, Redeemer, Disposer and Judge of all that ever was, is now or ever shall be. Jesus Christ is the only mediator between God and men. He was made to be sin for his people and saved them from their sins by his substitutionary, sacrificial death on the cross thereby satisfying the justice and wrath of God against them. The sufficiency of his death to the satisfaction of God’s justice is proven by his physical resurrection from the dead and enthronement in glory at the right hand of the Father. Jesus Christ is coming again to judge the living and the dead. Every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved.
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