Note: This is a guest post since presently I am overseas. This is by Josh Niemi. He is the author of Expository Parenting and his website can be found here. He also tweets. If you have thoughts and questions, feel free to comment and when he has time he will respond. You might want to think about getting his book!
The Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century left us with a vital repository of recovered truth, not the least of which are the Five Solas. From the Latin word sola, meaning “alone,” these foundational principles held by Protestants form a framework for sound doctrine and practice in the Christian life. In contrast to Roman Catholicism, Christianity teaches the following truths, as summarized by the Five Solas:
- Sola Gratia: Salvation is by grace alone (not by merit)
- Sola Fide: Salvation is through faith alone (not including works)
- Solus Christus:…
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