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March 3, 2013

Scripture Alone (Sola Scriptura)

Scripture Alone (Sola Scriptura)

In reformation times, the ruling of the church (tradition) were given as much authority as Scripture. Church tradition can have as much pull today, and there are a myriad other voices seeking to dominate out lives (subjective interpretation: “I feel it’s saying…” and pseudo-spiritualising “God told me this is what it means…” or even a […]

February 17, 2013

Faith Alone (Sola Fide)

Faith Alone (Sola Fide)

God’s saving grace in Jesus is a free gift, but it needs to be received. Contrary to hyper Calvinist views, God calls on us to use our will (which he enables) and our mind (which he cleanses) to accept his grace in Jesus. Faith is the instrument we use to receive the glorious gift of […]

February 10, 2013

Grace Alone (Sola Gratia)

Grace Alone (Sola Gratia)

“It is by grace you have been saved…” There is only one motive in the heart of God to accepting people. There is only one ground of relationship with God, and that is grace. Philip Yancey’s famous line “There is nothing you can do to make God love you more, and there is nothing you […]

February 3, 2013

Christ Alone (Sola Christus)

Christ Alone (Sola Christus)

“I am the way…” has always been a bold and daring assertion. The religious leaders of Jesus’ day rejected it, as do many of our contemporaries. Against this tide of public opinion, Jesus claims to be the only way to life, and the only mediator between the Father and people. During the time of the […]

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