Five Solas

6 Items

July 5 - August 2, 2015

Soli Deo Gloria

To the Glory of God Alone: God’s supreme end in planning, purchasing, and applying salvation is His own glory. Therefore, the chief end and intention of those who have received God’s saving grace in Christ is to bring glory to Him. We are justified by grace alone, with no merited favor whatever, on the basis […]

Sola Fide

Faith Alone: Our Only Means Justification is received by faith alone, without works of merit of any kind. Faith is founded upon God’s grace; it is a gift. Faith is: (1) knowing the gospel, (2) agreeing that it is true, and (3) trusting in God’s promises secured by Jesus Christ, acting with conviction based upon what you […]

Sola Gratia

Grace Alone: Our Only Method Grace = unmerited favor given to people who don’t deserve it Because of God’s great love for us and being rich in mercy, the Holy Spirit reveals our sin and need for a Savior. By God’s grace alone, He makes us spiritually alive with Christ. It’s not a result of anything […]

Solus Christus

Christ Alone: Our Only Mediator How can a sinful man stand before a Holy God? Grace flows to us in Christ alone; therefore, our approach to God must be in Christ alone. Jesus Christ alone meets the requirements for a savior. Christ alone is worthy. John 14:6; Acts 4:12; 1 Timothy 2:5-6; Matthew 11:27 

Sola Scriptura

Scripture Alone: Our Only Foundation The Bible is the sole and sufficient authority by which all matters of faith and practice may be settled. Scripture is the only divine revelation and we can trust it as God’s Word. 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:19-21; Hebrews 1:1-2; John 1:1-18