The doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture assumes inerrancy but then goes a step further.This doctrine simply holds that the Bible is sufficient to guide and instruct us authoritatively in all areas of our faith and life, and that there is no area of life about which the Bible has no guidance for us.Some things it talks about explicitly, like salvation, or sanctification, or marriage, or elders.The Bible guides us in some areas by broader, more general principles and ideas we can build on as we strive to live the Christian life in practical ways.by Scott Croft If you're reading this, you're interested in dating. In our society, dating has become something of an obsession. It's just something you do if you're single and of age (and that age is quickly dropping) in America. In fact, depending on which statistics one believes, the divorce rate for professing Christians may actually be higher than for Americans as a whole.
That doctrine is called the sufficiency of Scripture.
Modern dating tends to assume that there will be a high level of emotional involvement in a dating relationship, and some level of physical involvement as well.