Justified By His Grace

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed” (Isaiah 53:5). “Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:1). In a very brief and very brilliant biography … Continue reading Justified By His Grace

The Day St. Peter Stopped Loving Others

AN EXPOSITION OF GALATIANS 2:11-16      11 But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. There is a tendency to romanticize the past. Those who have reached any age of maturity tend to remember the past as the “good ole days,” and contrast them … Continue reading The Day St. Peter Stopped Loving Others

Justification: The Protestant View

The motto of the Reformation in relation to justification was Sola Fide, or by faith alone. This term was shorthand for believing in Christ alone. Rome also stressed that faith was vital to justification. However, Rome said that faith was a necessary condition, but not a sufficient condition for justification. Faith is one plank of … Continue reading Justification: The Protestant View

How Can A Sinner Be Justified Before God? The Catholic View

The term justification, means that act by which God declares sinners to be just in His sight. The English word justification comes from the Latin Vulgate, justificara, to make righteous. The Catholic Church defined justification on the basis of the Latin term, and not on the Greek term for justification, which is, dikaiosune, to declare … Continue reading How Can A Sinner Be Justified Before God? The Catholic View