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The Reformed Faith and Racial Harmony

The Reformed Faith and Racial Harmony

The Reformed Faith and Racial Harmony < By John Piper. ©2013 Desiring God Foundation. Website: desiringGod.org Romans 3:28 For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law. Or is God the God of Jews only? Is he not the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also, since God […]

Sola Scriptura

Sola Scriptura

Sola Scriptura Many people wonder why Christianity dissents from all other religions in the world, but the thing that makes it different is that Christianity is a book religion and not just any book but the Holy Word of God. All of the other religions in this world are false and man made, they are […]

Solus Christus

Solus Christus

On what basis are we justified (declared right before God)? This is the question that was the driving force behind the Reformation. Are we saved because of works we did? The Reformers answered this question with the phrase “Solus Christus”, which literally means Christ alone in Latin. This was shorthand for saying that salvation is […]

Sola Gratia

Sola Gratia

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God” Ephesians 2:8 Solas Gratia Sola Gratia, which is to say “grace alone“, is part of the Five Solas of the Reformation. Sola Gratia is shorthand for saying that salvation is by grace alone […]

Sola Fide

Sola Fide

Sola Fide The German Reformer Martin Luther considered Sola Fide as the article on which the church stands or falls. Sola Fide fide is Latin for “˜Faith Alone”™, which is shorthand of saying that we are justified by faith alone. This was a counter argument to the Roman Catholic doctrine that we are justified by […]

Soli Deo Gloria

Soli Deo Gloria

“For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen” Romans 11:36 Soli Deo Gloria Soli Deo Gloria is the Sola that up all the other four Solas (Sola Scriptura, Sola Gratia, Sola Christus, Sola Fide) that precede it. Soli Deo Gloria is Latin for “glory to […]

What is a Covenant

What is a Covenant

What is a Covenant A covenant is an agreement or promise between two or more parties, in the biblical context it is an agreement between God and His people. A covenant can be either unilateral or bilateral; it is bilateral when in order for the promises of the covenant to be fulfilled both parties are […]

Covenant theology

Covenant theology

Covenant theology This article was generated form theopedia.com Covenant Theology (or Federal theology) is a prominent feature in Protestant theology, especially in the Presbyterian and Reformed churches, and a similar form is found in Methodism and Reformed Baptist churches. This article primarily concerns Covenant Theology as held by the Presbyterian and Reformed churches, which use […]

The Five Solas of The Reformation

The Five Solas of The Reformation

The Five Solas of the Reformation By the end of the 15th Century, the church had become corrupted with traditions of popes and councils. Some men suffered trying to reform the church, including John Huss, William White and John Wycliffe, but all to no avail. These early Reformers denied the value of pilgrimages, refused to […]