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When we look at the Passion Week, we rightly look to the work of Jesus Christ. We even focus on individuals like the disciples or Pilate. Yet, a character we rarely give any attention to is Barabbas, the man who was freed in place of Jesus. So, as we…

While there are lots of commentary sets that have been published over the years, there are very few that everyone should own. Tyndale’s Life Application Bible Commentary is one of those few. It presents a unique blend of verse-by-verse commentary alongside riveting sermon & lesson applications and quotes from greats…

SOLI DEO GLORIA Sola scriptura. Sola Fide. Sola Gratia. Solus Christus. Each of these on their own is a strong rallying cry and doctrine worth defending. Yet, each becomes stronger when joined with the final sola, soli deo gloria. Glory to God alone. This is the glue that holds…

“… for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” – Acts 4:12 CHRIST ALONE Of the five solas, solus Christus is the most important. This sola unifies all the others. Without the person and work of Jesus Christ we have…

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people Titus 2:11 SOLA GRATIA – GRACE ALONE Three of the five solas are so intertwined that it’s hard to distinguish their nuances. The Reformers believed that salvation is through faith alone, by grace alone, in Christ alone.…

FAITH ALONE? One of the pillars of the Reformation was the belief that we are saved by faith alone. The cry sola fide declared that we come to salvation, not through any righteousness of our own, but solely through the work and person of Jesus Christ. What does faith alone…

THE HISTORY When the Reformation began the doctrine of Scripture was central. During this time the Bible was not something for the common man. Through the centuries the Roman Catholic church had elevated the authority of tradition and the papal office’s interpretation over that of scripture itself. The Bible had…

Have you ever wondered why God allows us to experience trials? Here are eight purposes for trials in the life of the Christian. But first, here is some scripture: JAMES 1:2-3 “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing…

The newly released KJV Word Study Bible is a fantastic resource for your personal Bible study. It includes the King James Version (KJV) Bible text with Strong’s tagging KJV paragraph-style text, book introductions, word studies, Indexes and a concordance. In this blog we’ll show you how this great resource…

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