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On Christ Alone – The Parable of the Vine and Branches

Two of the five solae (only’s) resulting from the Protestant Reformation are that of solus Christus or, “Christ alone”, and soli Deo gloria or, “glory to God alone”. These two seem to have been added at some point well after the initial three (the bible alone, faith alone, and grace alone), but we see them commonly included in a list of five solae by…

On Faith and Works – The Parable of the Talents

Two of the five solae (only’s) of the Protestant Reformation are those of sola fide or “faith alone,” and sola gratia or “grace alone”. With that in mind, a dispute often arises among Christians over the role (or even necessity) of good works in the life of the believer. Many believers claim that faith alone is enough – even the word “believer” connotes images of faith and…

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