The Five Solas: Christ Alone

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The Five Solas: Christ Alone

Without minimizing their mutual dependence, it is important to note that it is solus Christus which uniquely unites the other solas to bring us the full glory of God in the Gospel. Let us consider briefly why Christ alone is at the center of the Reformation solas and the rest of Christian theology.

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How Do Catholics and Protestants Disagree over Salvation & Justification?

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How Do Catholics and Protestants Disagree over Salvation & Justification?

On October 31, 1517, an unsuspecting monk ventured to challenge the prevailing ecclesial authorities of his day by posting his “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences” on the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg, Germany.

Underlying his disputes with the Indulgence Industrial Complex was a theme that would become one of the single most important rallying points in the Protestant Reformation. 

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How Do Catholics and Protestants Disagree over Scripture & Tradition?

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How Do Catholics and Protestants Disagree over Scripture & Tradition?

In 1994, leading Catholic and Evangelical leaders signed the document “Evangelicals and Catholics Together,” affirming their common faith and common mission on the eve of the third millennium.

Five years later, mainline Lutherans and the Catholic Church similarly came together to bury the hatchet, as it were, in their “Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification.”

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Free Grace? – An Excerpt from Faith Alone

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Free Grace? – An Excerpt from Faith Alone

Many have a hard time reconciling the words of Paul with the words of James on faith and works. Does “faith without deeds is useless” discount “faith alone”? In this excerpt from Faith Alone, Thomas Schreiner explores both, bringing the two into tension. Consider this excerpt from the first book in the “5 Solas Series.”

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5 Reasons to Ask “Is the Reformation Finished?”

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5 Reasons to Ask “Is the Reformation Finished?”

Next year, on October 31, 2017, many will celebrate the monumental five-hundred-year anniversary of when an unsuspecting monk posted a list of grievances on the door of a nondescript church in Germany—launching what would become known as the Protestant Reformation.

But is such a repairing enterprise finished; is the Reformation over?

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16 Traits of God: How Many Did You Know?

Catholics and Protestants generally agree on the nature of the triune God, affirming the following divine attributes in accordance with God’s own revelation of himself.