Tag Archives: faith alone

Celebrating Reformation 500

Today is the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, recalling the day Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the Wittenberg Church door. Of course, other reformers came before him and many came after him. But this day in 1517 … Continue reading

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Remembering Reformation Day 499 Years Later

Four hundred and 99 years ago, Martin Luther sparked the Protestant Reformation by nailing his 95 Theses to the doors of the church at Wittenberg. But what led to that was his wrestling with the biblical text, particularly Romans 1 … Continue reading

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Scandalous Grace (Audio)

God’s grace is a scandalous thing. It offers to rescue even the worst offenders and breakers of God’s laws, if they only repent and believe. There is something in this that offends our merit-based mindsets.

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Faith Alone: A 2-Part Message from Galatians

I recently reread the book of Galatians, which emphasizes again and again that salvation in Jesus Christ is found through faith and specifically states “a person is not justified by the works of the law …”

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The Word: Hebrews 11:1-7

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that … Continue reading

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The Word: Reformation Sunday edition

Since I know many will be marking Reformation Sunday today I thought a passage related to justification by faith alone would be particularly relevant. But since I’ve posted from Romans 3, 5 and 6 before now, I guess it’s time … Continue reading

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Escaping Man’s Tradition: A Mini Review of ‘Plain Faith’

As I was reminded earlier this year as I read “One Way Love,” humans love to turn the truth of the gospel into a set of strict rules to live by instead. The Amish religion is just one example where … Continue reading

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