Bibliology : Canonicity of the Bible
Posted here is the sermon delivered by Br. Jobin John Mathew at the Assembly Bible Classes on 23rd to 29th April.
Passage of Reference: Gal:6:16, Phil:3:16
Bro Jobin John Mathew gives a brief sermon on the Canonicity of the Bible. It means
• The word refers to a measuring instrument.
• Rule of action (Gal:6:16; Phil:3:16).
• It refers to the list of accepted books that makes up the Bible as a whole.
• Talks about the books that went through various tests or rules and later considered as authoritative and canonical.
He also gives information about the process of Canonicity, test for canonicity etc. He mentions about 2 counsels, The Council of Jamnia and The Council of Carthage. They are responsible for the old testament and the new testament respectively.