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Does the Thief on the Cross Prove that Salvation is by Faith Alone?

St. Dismas
(aka The Thief on the Cross, The Good Thief)


“Jesus, remember me when you come in your kingdom!”

With these words, one of the two thieves who hung in crucifixion with Jesus was saved as he was promised by our Lord: 

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Sola Fide

Part of the Story

There comes a time in everyone’s life when you have to go through your phone and clean out your pictures, because saving selfies, pages from books, dank memes, beautiful landscapes, and text message threads eventually eats up the storage on your phone. 1,095 more words


Treasuring Christ is Not My Hope.

In a recent sermon clip, Dr John Piper makes the claim, “If you don’t value Jesus above everything else, you don’t have saving faith.” … 1,050 more words


Faith is Not a Chair!

I remember this illustration about faith that I always heard growing up and I hear it still today. Faith in God is like having faith in a chair. 3,757 more words

Bible (Expository)

School-yard taunts: Reflections on Sola Scriptura and Sola Fide

My daughter has had a hard time at school this year. Not with the schoolwork, but with the treatment she has received from other children. It’s not surprising, really; fifth grade is fifth grade. 920 more words

The Holistic Substance of Saving Faith

Sola Fide, Sandemanianism, and Easy-Believism: a Fight for the Efficacious Power of Belief and the Holistic Substance of Saving Faith

 Introduction: Orienting the historical and biblical situation… 5,368 more words