defend and uphold Church dogmas and due to so many having no place in the Bible they again must
denigrate the written Word because of their own written catechisms.
True Bible Students understand in 2 Tim 3:15,16 the word "inspired" to mean God is the Author; He is not the author of your traditions because they are man made; they bare the mark "made in Rome".
God's Holy Writ is "infallible" to mean that it is true in all its parts.
Now the RCC consults their many paragraphs which only the wise of this world can understand, however long before Catholicism the Psalmist wrote:"I will never forget Thy precepts; for with them Thou hast quickened me"
(or given me new life - Psalm 119:93).
Now that new life is found only in the Word of God and nowhere else.
What you fail to appreciate is the Bible we desire to study is able
in it purpose, to purity, it can inspire us, purify our characters, provide peace of mind, and grant us with a glorious hope for the future. In its transforming influence is found, indeed, the stamp of its divinity.
However it requires nothing man-made to bolt on its side for this only causes the Word to stumble as such the RCC will incur the wrath of God for adding to the Scriptures.
Nothing can be added to the Scriptures - at all!
"All Scripture is given by inspiration of God
"God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by His Son" (Heb. 1:1).
"Which things we speak, not in words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Spirit teacheth" (1 Cor. 2:13).
"For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man; but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Spirit" (2 Pet. 1:21)."Thy word is truth"
"Thou testifiedst against them by Thy spirit in the prophets" (Neh. 9:30).
"The things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord
(I Corinthians 14:37).
Everything in the Scriptures has been written for our learning...For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
Where is that Hope & Faith discovered?
In man made catechisms?