In Parts 1 and 2, we saw that works salvation will not result in the regeneration of anyone who believes that message. To be born again one must believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and Him alone for the free gift of everlasting life. Adding works to faith is like adding strychnine to water. In
“And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while still uncircumcised, that he might be the father of all those who believe, though they are uncircumcised, that righteousness might be imputed to them also…” Today was a rainy and cold day in Dallas. And I
“Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith apart from the deeds of the law.” While working on a book on one hundred verses which prove that salvation is by faith alone, apart from works, I came across an interesting explanation of what Paul meant in Rom 3:28 when he concluded “that a
A reader sent me a famous sermon by John Wesley entitled, “The Scripture Way of Salvation.” You can read the sermon here. It is well worth reading. I was thrilled when I found a fantastic statement by Wesley on justification by faith alone. He wrote: Faith is the condition, and the only condition, of justification.
“…that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” Romans 10:9-10 is found in most gospel tracts. It is widely
Justification by faith alone taken at face value means justification by faith alone. However, more and more today Evangelicals are saying that justification by faith alone means justification by submission and obedience. One of the leading Christian bloggers is New Testament scholar Dr. Scot McKnight. His blog is called Jesus Creed. McKnight published a commentary