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A further argument for this theory is the view that evidently for ecclesiastical unity not more is required than agreement in the teachings laid down in the public confession of the Church; that these are the only ones fixed by the Church itself; that on these only the Church has made pronouncements and decisions; and that everything else has to be considered as belonging to the category of open questions.
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Isaiah 28:19; 1 Corinthians 11:19; Matthew 25:14 ff; Hebrews 5:12; 2 Peter 3:18; 1 Corinthians 14:20; Ephesians 4:14;
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Walther, C. F. and Arndt, W.
"The False Arguments for the Modern Theory of Open Questions,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 10, Article 43.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol10/iss1/43