Sola Scriptura taught in the book of Revelation

Revelation 22:18-19

“I warn everyone who hears the prophetic words in this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book, and if anyone takes away from the words in this prophetic book, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city described in this book.”

There it is. If it isn’t in the bible, it isn’t a Christian teaching. NO adding to the bible.

How do you respond Catholics?

It’s not talking about not changing the book. I don’t see how this “proves” sola scriptura.

Catholics would say “Amen”!

Peace!!!

Sorry, but the quote you provided doesn’t say “If it isn’t in the bible it isn’t a Christian teaching”, in fact, your quote doesn’t mention the word Bible nor does it mention the term “Christian teaching” at all and it speaks only of “this book” i.e. the book of Revelation.
It doesn’t even give a listing of what books are in the Bible.

Your religion is listed as Roman Catholic. If that is the case, shouldn’t your question be, “How do we respond?”

Now for the real answer. The passage would be referring to the book of Revelation specifically and not the even the bible as a whole, since the bible wasn’t formally compiled at the time of its writing.

So the answer to this claim is that the verse is only about the Book of Revelation?

It’s that simple? Can anyone give a substantial reason why that’s the answer?

Because when the Book of Revelation was written the “bible” (canon of scripture) had not yet been defined BY THE CHURCH.

The first time the canon of scripture is listed as the “bible” we know today occured thus: “In his Easter letter of 367, Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, gave a list of exactly the same books that would formally become the New Testament canon, and he used the word “canonized” (kanonizomena) in regards to them.”

*Brakke, David (October 1994). “Canon Formation and Social Conflict in Fourth-Century Egypt: Athanasius of Alexandria’s Thirty-Ninth ‘Festal Letter’”. The Harvard Theological Review 87 (4): 395–419. *

Because when the Book of Revelation was written the “bible” (canon of scripture) had not yet been defined BY THE CHURCH.

The first time the canon of scripture is listed as the “bible” we know today occured thus: “In his Easter letter of 367, Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, gave a list of exactly the same books that would formally become the New Testament canon, and he used the word “canonized” (kanonizomena) in regards to them.”

*Brakke, David (October 1994). “Canon Formation and Social Conflict in Fourth-Century Egypt: Athanasius of Alexandria’s Thirty-Ninth ‘Festal Letter’”. The Harvard Theological Review 87 (4): 395–419. *

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