Biblical Fidelity Illustrated in John Wycliffe
Dr. John E. Greever
It is true that each faithful Christian today stands on the shoulders of faithful Christians of yesterday. In a strategic and fundamental way, faithful servants of Christ who come before us pave the way for us to know and pass along the gospel of Jesus Christ.
And added to this, biblical fidelity (faithfulness to the Scriptures and the message of Christ and the gospel presented in the Scriptures) is the means by which we are faithful to God. The two go together; faithfulness to God and faithfulness to the teaching of the Scriptures go hand-in-hand.
This is supremely seen in the lives of the Reformers and those who followed after them. And this is specifically seen in the life of one who was a precursor to the Reformation, John Wycliffe (ca 1330-1384).
J. H. Merle d ‘Aubigne called Wycliffe the…
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