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In Reformed theology, the noun salvation is typically used in two ways. Sometimes it is used as a synonym for justification. When used this way, it does not include sanctification, since, according to the Reformed confession, justification is a declarative act of God whereby he credits (imputes) to sinners theContinue Reading

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Making salvation by grace and works or by grace and faithfulness necessarily turns our eyes back upon our own performance and the quality of our faith and the quality of our sanctification. That is a spiritual dead-end. Suspending our future salvation upon our present performance has never and can never beContinue Reading

More than 2 million views on YouTube! Is Christianity Christ + the American dream? “American Gospel” examines how the prosperity gospel (the Word of Faith movement) has distorted the gospel message, and how this theology is being exported abroad. “American Gospel: Christ Alone” is a feature documentary that is 2Continue Reading

Rev. Nicholas Batzig writes: If you want to demean someone in the church, you simply have to use the “L-word” when speaking to or about that person. The number of times one believer has called another believer a legalist is inestimable. Name-calling often ensues when someone in the church believesContinue Reading

Sara de Moor writes: Shame: The intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging. As Christians we believe that we—and this world—are flawed. We see evidence of brokenness all around us. This is the reality of living in a fallenContinue Reading