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Is Christian Salvation Eternal or Contingent?

An ongoing debate among some Christians is on whether salvation is eternal or contingent upon our actions. I endorse the former, while others may endorse the latter. 791 more words

Jesus Christ

The Good Thief and Salvation by Faith Alone

“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.”

With these words, St. Dismas (one of the two thieves crucified with Jesus) was saved by Our Lord who promised: “Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” (Luke 23:42-43). 79 more words


The righteous shall live by faith alone!

Romans 1:16-17

Romans 3:28

Luther added the word “alone” (sola) to Romans 3:28?

Scripture is superior to relics, statues, crucifixes, icons. The words of Scripture bring us to God because the words are “God-breathed” (2 Timothy 3:16-17), when the Spirit works inside of us to make them alive in our hearts. 6 more words


A Reformation Day Summary

Luther’s Reformation Breakthrough (by Church History, Historical Theology Professor Ryan Reeves, Gordon-Conwell Seminary)

Dr. Reeves summarizes Luther’s Breakthrough on Justification by Faith Alone:

The Importance of the Reformation: 515 more words

Roman Catholicism

12 Songs for Reformation Day

Originally published October 27, 2017

Reformation Day, October 31, is the annual observance of the anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Celebrate the day with these songs showcasing each of the Five Solas of the Reformation, or use them as a guide for your Reformation Sunday worship set. 178 more words

Protestant Reformation

Sola Fide: Only by Faith

Sola Fide: Only by Faith

1 Peter 1:3-9

In my junior year, got in as many pictures in year book as possible – FBLA club – but never actually did anything with any of them! 185 more words


Preaching gospel: historical faith versus living faith

Back in 1999 there was great rejoicing among ecumenical folks (myself included) when the Joint Declaration on Justification was signed by representatives of the Roman Catholic Church and the Lutheran World Federation. 1,098 more words

Robert Jenson