The Scriptures are the final authority. KJV 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures. KJV 2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: Scripture references to the church are speaking about the body of Christ, not one particular denomination. KJV Romans 12:5 So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. Adventist Churches, Baptist Churches, Brethren Churches, Methodist Churches, Episcopal Churches, Friends Churches, Latter Day Saints Churches, Lutheran Churches, Mennonite Churches, Church of God Churches, Moravian Churches, Roman Catholic Churches, Reformed Churches, Greek Catholic Churches, Pentecostal Churches, Presbyterian Churches, Spiritualist Churches, United Church of Christ Churches, Wesleyan Churches, World Wide Church of God Churches, Salvation Army, American Rescue Workers All Churches are commanded to teach and observe the scriptures. KJV Matthew 28:18-20 18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. KJV John 7:38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. .