Category: What is the Gospel?

Justification

INTRODUCTION The issue of justification has had a lasting influence on the Christian understanding of the topic of salvation and its relationship to eternal security. Biblical scholars have developed numerous stances on this theological understanding often resulting in a situation which has left many believers pondering the precise application of justification in their Christian walk. Perhaps the best known debate over this topic was that between Martin Luther and the Roman Catholic Church and encapsulated in Luther’s statement “this is the true meaning of Christianity, that we are justified by faith in Christ, not by the works of the...

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The Three Offices of Christ

“Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed” Theology can be a daunting subject. When it comes to topics like the Doctrine of Christ, people can sink into their seats and ignore the subject, which is a terrible response to such precious biblical truth. Within the the Doctrine of Christ, most theologians cover two distinct sections, the person of Christ and the work of Christ. Both of these are of utmost importance for biblical Christianity, but for the purpose of this particular post, the work of Christ will be highlighted. Specifically, the “three offices” of Christ and His execution of those...

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Deity of Christ Series Recap

Over the month of June, we have posted many articles here at Servants of Grace as part of a series on the Deity of Christ. The purpose of this series is to help Christians think through what the deity of Christ and it’s importance to the Christian faith. This series has endeavored to help you our readers think through the crucial doctrine of Deity of Christ that is under attack from cults. To that end, the contributors have endeavored to help you understand what Scripture and church history teaches about the deity of Christ in order to contend for...

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The Human Growth of Jesus

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers think through what the deity of Christ and it’s importance to the Christian faith. Dave opened our series by looking at Jesus the Divine Word. Dave wrote on seeing but not believing. Nick wrote on the revelation of the Father and the Son. Dave wrote on Jesus, the True Light of the World. Nick wrote on the strongest evidence for the Deity of the Son. Dave wrote on Jesus the True Light of the World That We Are To Follow. Zach Barnhart wrote on why the deity of...

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A Balanced Study of the God-Man

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers think through what the deity of Christ and it’s importance to the Christian faith. Dave opened our series by looking at Jesus the Divine Word. Dave wrote on seeing but not believing. Nick wrote on the revelation of the Father and the Son. Dave wrote on Jesus, the True Light of the World. Nick wrote on the strongest evidence for the Deity of the Son. Dave wrote on Jesus the True Light of the World That We Are To Follow. Zach Barnhart wrote on why the deity of...

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