“Salvation by Grace Alone through Faith Alone” July 8

 

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“Salvation is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone”—This truth is central to our faith and must be strongly guarded and taught.

And from our reading in Psalms: Is there a formula for godly parenting? If we do “A” (meet the biblical requirements), does God promise us “B” (godly children)?

 

Today’s Readings:
2 Chronicles 11 & 12
Psalm 80.14-19
Proverbs 20.19-21
Acts 15.1-21

 

Salvation by Grace Alone through Faith Alone In Christ Alone

 

Acts 15.1-21:

Salvation by Grace

The doctrine that these early apostles and elders were determined to clarify is the truth of “salvation by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.” It is a truth that is central to our faith and must be strongly guarded and taught. Even today, we must beware of those who would add works to salvation. While we are to do good works, they should flow out of a changed heart (Eph. 2.8-10). Good works have no power to save and can actually keep a person from seeing their need for a Savior.

“There is none righteous, no, not one” (Rom. 3.10).

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Rom. 3.23).

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord (Rom. 6.23).

Salvation is a gift, offered to those who believe because of His grace!  Continue reading