Sola – 500 Years later
No pope, magisterium, tradition to over-ride the authority of the Bible.
2 Peter 1:20,21 2 Timothy 3:16,17
Today: Literal- Grammatical- Historical or Genre – Override
Salvation by Grace Alone
To extend favor to one who doesn’t deserve it and can never earn it.
Ephesians 2:8a Romans 11:5,6 2 Timothy 1:9
Today: Salvation can be of my own way.
Justified by Faith Alone
Faith – belief, trust
Justified – God declaring sinners something they are intrinsically and ethically not
2 Corinthians 5:21 Romans 5:1,2
New Perspective – NP - future justification based on works
Christ Alone for Salvation
1 Timothy 2:5,6 1 John 4:14 John 14:6
Not Mary, saints, church, sacraments, or any other means
The Glory of God Alone
1 Corinthians 10:31 1 Peter 4:11
God alone is sovereign over every aspect of a believer’s life
Solus Deus - God Alone