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Charles Hodge on Justification by Faith: Four Views

From Charles Hodge’s work “Justification by Faith Alone,” he writes (chapter 3)

In reference to men since the fall the assertion is so explicit and so often repeated, that justification is not of works, that that proposition has never been called in question by any one professing to receive the Scriptures as the word of God. 665 more words


Rom 11:20--A Verse That Destroys Sacradotalism

Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith. Do not be conceited, but fear…

These plain words teach us one thing: we don’t maintain our salvation with works or outward sacraments. 980 more words


The Missing Sola

This post isn’t for everyone.

It’s about history and the 1500’s and Latin words and a couple of old dudes. (I’m already losing interest myself.) As I… 1,380 more words


Justification by Faith Alone

(The Relation of Faith to Justification)

Dr. Joel R. Beeke

Justification by faith alone was Martin Luther’s great spiritual and theological breakthrough. It did not come easily. 367 more words


Justification-Salvation is by Grace Through Faith

by J.I. Packer

Clearly no one is justified before God by the law, because, “The righteous will live by faith.” GALATIANS 3:11

The doctrine of justification, the storm center of the Reformation, was a major concern of the apostle Paul. 381 more words