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Righteousness
October 22, 2017

Sola Fide

Sola Fide

The central debate of the Protestant Reformation was over the question of justification: how can one be in the right before God? Because of our sin nature, we naturally strive for self-justification, attempting to atone for our sins by our good works. The Reformers understood that one could never be righteous before God and that our […]

April 23, 2017

The Armor of God

The Armor of God

Christians struggle against a powerful enemy who wants to shipwreck their faith and turn them into rebels against God. The only defense is the armor which God himself wore when he struck the decisive blow of victory over the enemy. Clothed in this armor, Christians are strengthened with God’s mighty power and will persevere in […]

August 16, 2015

Guilty and Forgiven

Guilty and Forgiven

The story of the woman caught in adultery was probably not originally part of the Fourth Gospel, but analyzing this story can teach us much about the Bible. Knowing the basics of why texts like this may be inauthentic should not cause the Christian to have doubts about the Bible’s trustworthiness. On the contrary, we […]