Luther: Since No One Does So

When Paul says: “He who does them, etc.,” he is comparing the righteousness of the Law and that of faith, as he also does in Romans 10:5 ff. It is as though he were saying: “It would indeed be fine if someone . . . Continue reading →

Reformed Christians and Lent

Reformed Christians have at their disposal great resources to recover a richer and deeper piety of self-denial. In his exposition of the Sermon on the Mount, the English Reformed writer William Perkins devoted fifteen pages to discussing Matthew 5:16, “when you fast,” . . . Continue reading →

Where Is Faith In Justification?

In Romans and other Pauline epistles, repentance is a fruit of God’s grace rather than its cause. For example, we find in Romans 2:4: Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s . . . Continue reading →

From Faith To Faith: “The Hope Of Faith”

January 13-14, 2023 at Westminster Seminary California. Find out more about the conference» MORE Conference schedule Conference speakers Register now for only $60.00 Local Churches Location and travel Weather: the high in Escondido today will be 59F. The projected high for this . . . Continue reading →

Coming This Week: Craig Troxel On The Heart Of Faith

January 13-14, 2023 at Westminster Seminary California. Find out more about the conference» MORE Conference schedule Conference speakers Register now for only $60.00 Local Churches Location and travel Weather: the high in Escondido today will be 65F. The projected high for this . . . Continue reading →

Warranted Faith Is Not Blind Faith

But someone might say, “Does that mean we just have blind faith?” Blind faith is when you’re told to trust someone on something when you have no basis for trusting them. Let’s say I meet a stranger on the street and he . . . Continue reading →