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The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 5: Jesus Paid the Penalty For Our Sins?

For Part 4, click here: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 4: God Condemns Us to Hell Because We’re Not Perfect? Or start at the beginning: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 1: God is a

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The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 4: God Condemns Us to Hell Because We’re Not Perfect?

For Part 3, click here: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 3: It’s Impossible to Satisfy God? Or start at the beginning: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 1: God is a Trinity of Persons? Based

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The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 3: It’s Impossible to Satisfy God?

For Part 2, click here: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 2: Original Sin? Or start at the beginning: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 1: God is a Trinity of Persons? After stating (falsely) that we

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The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 2: Original Sin?

For Part 1, click here: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 1: God is a Trinity of Persons? The doctrine of Original Sin is another faulty foundation of faith alone that predates Protestantism. Like the Trinity of Persons, it is

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The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 1: God is a Trinity of Persons?

When Martin Luther (1483–1546) made his big break from the Roman Catholic Church, he originated a new doctrine, which he set up as the foundation stone of Protestant belief. That doctrine is “justification by faith alone,” also known by its

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Are We Saved in an Instant? How was the Thief on the Cross Saved?

The previous article, “How Can a Criminal Get to Heaven?” brought on a whirlwhind of comments about the Protestant belief in salvation by faith alone vs. the belief of the rest of Christianity in salvation by faith together with works.

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What is the biblical basis against Sola Fide (salvation by faith alone, apart from works)?

Here is a question that was asked on Christianity StackExchange, as linked at the end of this article: One of the key points of the Reformation was the doctrine of Sola Fide: that salvation is by faith alone, apart from

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Faith Alone Is Not Faith

My post two weeks ago titled “Faith Alone Does Not Save . . . No Matter How Many Times Protestants Say It Does” drew a strong reaction. Most of the reaction was positive. But since the article assailed a fundamental defining and

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Faith Alone Does Not Save . . . No Matter How Many Times Protestants Say It Does

“We are saved by faith alone.” The Bible doesn’t say it. In fact, the Bible rejects it. It was not part of Christian belief for the first 1,500 years of Christianity. Even today, only about one-fifth of Christians belong to

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The Bible Doesn’t Say It!

I’ve written a new article on “Christian Beliefs” that the Bible Doesn’t Teach.  Its purpose is to show that many old, traditional, and common “Christian beliefs” are not actually taught in the Bible, even though many people think they are. This

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