Sola scriptura alone leads Christianity to a place of
self destruction. A place where back sliding is more
common than growth in holiness. By church leaders'
own admission, people are leaving churches in droves. Both Jesus and Paul knew that rules and requirements
were just to get you seriously engaged with the need for
grace and mercy; they were never an end in themselves.
Using "Stairway to heaven" as a metaphor, the words of