How do I rebutt this???
My Original statement:
"Are you kidding me, there was no new testament cannon developed for him to use back then, even the old testiment itself was in flux. It was 400 years before a consitent and true bible cannon was developed, and that was in 397 by the council of carthage. Tell me what did he use before then!?!?!? "
Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.
11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
For he mightily convinced the Jews, and that publicly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:3
For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins** according to the scriptures;**
2 Peter 3:16
As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
We have here but a few verses referanceing to scriptures, which means they had the Jewish writtings, And by the time of 2 Peter. Pauls writings was considered. Scripture.
They didnt seem confused on scriptures, and seemed to accept them as a authority.
In Acts 11, there even TESTED what the apostles Taught to SCRIPTURES.
Notice they didnt compare teachings to “traditions”
Even Christ stated authority of scriptures in MAtt 22