A revision in the sense of the canonical Jewish text was necessary”.Further, “The quotations from the Old Testament found in the New are in the main taken from the Septuagint; and even where the citation is indirect the influence of this version is clearly seen”. This tells us clearly that Jesus and his apostles used the Greek Septuagint Old Testament and not the Hebrew Masoretic.I am uncertain as to why Protestants kept to the Hebrew version of the OT and rejected the version clearly used by Jesus.

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Almost all of Paul’s letters were composed before any of the gospels were written.

Paul tells us in Acts when he addresses the people in Aramaic, he states that he was educated “at the feet of Gamaliel” which is quite significant because Gamaliel was a master of the oral law/tradition.

This essay will look at the trifecta of the Church’s authority: The Bible, Tradition and the Magisterium.

The Holy Trinity is one of the teachings of almost every Fundamentalist community (but not all of them) that is not specifically in the Bible.

If self-interpretation really were of the Holy Spirit, then 100% of the people would necessarily arrive at the same interpretation 100% of the time for “God is not a god of confusion” (1 Cor. Cynthia Trainque is an author who is enrolled in the Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM) for the Laity at St. She has served the church for several years as a worker, writer, and volunteer and is presently an active member of St. Cynthia is available to come to speak as a guest speaker/teacher on the beauty of the Catholic faith.

She gives talks and also creates/uses Power Point presentations. Try explaining to our Fundamentalist brethren about almost any tenet of the Catholic faith and you’re likely to hear in response, “Chapter and verse, please”.In other words, of course, they want to know exactly where that teaching is found in the Bible because they adhere to what is spelled out and therefore only such teachings are retained by them.For a better understanding of the Magisterium read my article here.The Magisterium is the interpreter of both Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition just as the U. Supreme Court is the guardian and interpreter of the Constitution.If there were no-one to interpret this great document of ours we would demand that there be an official interpreter of it.