What does it look like for God to judge a person’s worth simply for what they believe? Oftentimes, we hear in our church circles that faith alone saves us, but what does that actually look like? Paul helps us understand this nugget of truth by taking us back to the life of Abraham in…Read More
In the second chapter of Romans, Paul had explained that having the law or being circumcised would not save a Jewish person, but then he starts Romans 3 asking what advantage the Jews had or what benefits were there…Read More
I grew up going to church, but I never heard much about the book of Jude. It sits in the very back of the Bible next to Revelation - somewhat dwarfed in contrast - and there isn’t generally a whole lot of attention paid to it compared to some of the other epistles and gospel accounts. If...Read More
Sola Fide–otherwise known as “justification by faith alone”–was notated by Martin Luther as, “The article with and by which the church stands." Rightfully so. For the Church is a body of those who have been declared righteous, and Scripture clearly states to us that “the just shall...Read More
I sat on the plush, cream-colored sofa, helping my mentor fold laundry while her two-year-old played on the floor. I was a senior in college, involved in campus ministry and leading a Bible
study, and I enthusiastically updated her on both endeavors. I’d begun telling yet another story...