Sola Deo Gloria (To the glory of God alone)

To the glory of God alone (Sola Deo Gloria) — God planned our salvation before the world was created and before we were born (Ephesians 1:3-14; 2 Timothy 1:9; Romans 8:29-30). — God predestined, before time began, who would be saved and who would be left in their own rebellion and curruption (Eph 1:3-13; RomansContinue reading “Sola Deo Gloria (To the glory of God alone)”

Sola fide (By faith alone)

By Faith alone (Sola Fide) – No person gets saved without having conscious faith in Jesus Christ, except for those who are unable to believe, like infants who die, and mentally disabled people. — Saving faith is essentially a gift of God (Ephesians 2:8-10). — There is a distinction between false or temporary faith andContinue reading “Sola fide (By faith alone)”

Sola Gratia (By Grace alone)

— We are not saved by obeying the Ten Commandments or the Mosaic law. –We are not saved by doing good works and works of mercy. –We are not saved by the power of our relative or natural free will. –We are not saved by praying to images or pictures of Jesus, Mary, nor byContinue reading “Sola Gratia (By Grace alone)”

Sola Christos (Battle cries of the Reformation)

2. Through Christ alone (Sola Christos) — God planned, and revealed through the prophets, contained in the Scriptures, that the Messiah, Jesus Christ, would come to this world, to redeem and save His people from their sins. — Jesus Christ is truly God and truly man, the God-man. He is eternal and immutable, the secondContinue reading “Sola Christos (Battle cries of the Reformation)”

Sola Scriptura (Battle cries of the Reformation)

The battle cries of the Reformation!  Sola Scriptura: The Canon of Scripture, 66 books, is our final authority on all truth, doctrine and practice (2 Timothy 3:15,16)  Sola Christos: Salvation is through the Person and Work of Christ alone. He accomplished and Mediates salvation alone. Christ alone is the Head of the church,Continue reading “Sola Scriptura (Battle cries of the Reformation)”