What doctrine is not in the Bible?
There are a number of beliefs from the church and the surrounding Christian culture that are taken for granted as Christian doctrine but are not actually in the Bible. Name as many as you can think of.
-The first pope was St Peter or St Paul
-The talking serpent in the garden of Eden is Satan. The fruit eaten was an apple
-The one given power over the world in Revelations 13 is the Antichrist
-Jesus states he is the son of God
-Jesus states he is God
-Jesus states he is a trinity of father/son/holy ghost
-The events in Revelations and the second coming are about the future hundreds or thousands of years after the time of Jesus, not during the active Roman empire during the time of Nero
-Angels, demons and Satan are as they appear in medieval/rennaisance paintings
-Christ was born December 25th and visited by three kings
-Heaven and Hell are an invisible dimension separate from Earth and the physical universe