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Did the Roman Catholic Church give us the Bible?

The Ante-Nicene Fathers that lived in different continents wrote after the Apostles of the 1st century (100-250 AD) long before the First Council of Nicaea in 325, or the council Roman  Catholics claim the bible was approved, 390 AD? Athanasius at the Nicene council mentions the 27 books of the NT, there was no dispute on this. He called them the 'springs of salvation.' He wrote “Inasmuch as some have taken in hand to draw up for themselves an arrangement of the so-called apocryphal books and to intersperse them with the divinely inspired scripture, concerning which we have been fully persuaded, even as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word delivered it to the fathers: it has seemed good to me also, having been stimulated thereto by true brethren, to set forth in order the books which are included in the canon and have been delivered to us with accreditation that they are divine.”

In all their writings that are pre Nicene, all but 13 (?) words are cited from the scripture, they had the whole Bible to refer to and they quoted it. Nothing was missing. Christianity spread across the continents not only because of missionaries but because the written word accompanied them.

The majority of books especially the gospels were accepted long before, or there would be no widespread growing church. What kept people to walk with the Lord -- the church or the Bible? It was their gathering together and reading and learning it that kept the church healthy and effective.

The apostles had penned down the word (or dictated to someone else to write), were instructed to circulate the letters through the church. “I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read to all the holy brethren” (1 Cor. 1:2 and Eph.1:1). Which would be the whole church.

1Thess 5:27: “I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read to all the holy brethren: meaning it was to be read to all the church, so they copied the letters and distributed them.

Jesus tells John the apostle in Rev 1:11, “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last,” and, “What you see, write in a book and send it to the seven churches which are in Asia: to Ephesus, to Smyrna, to Pergamos, to Thyatira, to Sardis, to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.” 

We know they were reading the New Testament letters because of the post apostolic writers (pastors) had the Didache (circulated prior to A.D. 80). In it contains knowledge of Matthew, Luke, Acts, Romans, I Corinthians and I Peter, and possibly Hebrews and Jude.  

Origen nearly 100 years before the council of Nicea placed the gospels in the order we still have them in today and spoke of 27 books.  

Ireneaus before 220 AD quotes Paul over 2,900 times in his letters and mentions 4 gospels proving these were circulated and read from Africa to Asia.

The Universal church had accepted these writings as inspired before any council of the Roman catholic church decreed it. If one decides that it was the church council that gave us the Bible then they must also convince us there was no Bible read for 300 years after the last apostle and prove they had the original writings to copy them from. They would have to admit there was no basis for faith in the word of God since faith comes from hearing the word of God.

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