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 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)”

23. Why only 66 books in the Bible

Why are there only 66 books in the Bible? A concise history of the books of the Bible. The Bible consists of two parts: The Old Testament (OT) which has 39 books and the New Testament which has 27 books. The people of God (mainly the people of Israel), who lived before Jesus came toContinue reading “23. Why only 66 books in the Bible”

22. The sufficiency of the word of God

Is what is written in the Holy Bible, sufficient and enough for us to know God eternally? Is what is written in the 66 books we call the Bible: enough to show us the way to God; all we need to believe to be saved for eternity; sufficient to know how to be united withContinue reading “22. The sufficiency of the word of God”

21. How do we know the Bible is the word of God

How do I know the Bible is the Word of God? This is an important consideration. We know for a fact that the prophets of the Old Testament prophesied about Jesus Christ centuries before He was born. The Bible records these. We know that more than three hundred prophecies or predictions about the life andContinue reading “21. How do we know the Bible is the word of God”

20. Can we trust the Bible?

Part 3 Special Revelation the Bible  20 • Where did the Bible come from? God, in His power and wisdom, inspired people throughout the history of the world to write down what He has said to them and what He has done (2 Peter 1:20, 21; 2 Timothy 3:16). These records are very important toContinue reading “20. Can we trust the Bible?”