Tag: faith alone

  • Justification: On What Basis?

    Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God. Romans 5:1 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of […]

  • Some Thoughts on the Lord’s Day

    Oh what a mysteryThat the Creator of the universeShould humble HimselfAnd incarnate as a man Who can fathom thisMiracle of miraclesThe omnipotent and sovereign GodAs a creature What depths of loveDrove the God-Man to usTo redeem wretched mankindSuch love is eternal Born to a virginChrist lived among usHe was sinless, perfect in every wayHe experienced […]

  • The Glorious Protestant Reformation: Some Thoughts on Reformation Day

    On this day, October 31st, in the year of our Lord, 1517, an Augustinian friar (monk) in the Roman Catholic church, Martin Luther (1483-1546), who was also a theologian, priest, and a professor at the University at Wittenberg, nailed his 95 theses, which were theological problems he saw with Catholic theology as well as practices […]

  • Catholicism: A Sinking Ship

    Catholicism is slowly, but inexorably imploding from the weight of its considerable theological hubris and widespread immorality. Statistics Some shocking data points: There is widespread immorality among Catholic priests. In “Priests: A Calling in Crisis” Father Andrew Greeley (Professor of Social Sciences, University of Chicago) says over 50% of priests are in heterosexual or homosexual […]

  • The 5 Solas of the Reformation

    The glorious Protestant Reformation was built on 5 foundational principles. These are collectively known as The 5 Solas. Below is each of the terms in Latin with an English translation, followed by a brief description. Sola Scriptura (“Scripture alone”). This means that the Bible alone is the ultimate authority. Although it can be beneficial to […]

  • Problems in Roman Catholic Theology

    As a Reformed Protestant, it should be no surprise that I have numerous problems with Roman Catholic theology. We actually agree on some things, such as the Real Presence of Christ in communion. Roman Catholics describe this process as transubstantiation whereas I prefer to keep it a mystery and eschew the outdated Aristotelian categories of […]