|Statement||By Rev. M. Loy ...|
|LC Classifications||BT764 .L8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 164 p.|
|Number of Pages||164|
|LC Control Number||41030208|
“Justification is by faith alone, but it isn’t a faith that is alone, for true faith produces good works. Still, good works are not the ground or cause of salvation; they are the fruit of one’s faith/5. James Buchanan's 'Doctrine of Justification' is THE classic work on this cardinal doctrine by which a church stands or falls. INTRODUCTORY ESSAY Martin Luther described the doctrine of justification by faith as articulus stantis vel cadentis ecclesiæ—the article of faith that decides whether the church is standing or falling. By this he meant that when this doctrine is understood, believed, and preached, as it was inFile Size: 2MB. This book is part of The Five Solas Series that investigates the solas of the Reformation. Schreiner provides a theological, historical, and exegetical survey of the doctrine of justification by faith alone. He argues that the traditional, Reformed interpretation of justification is .
During the Reformation, the doctrine of justification was considered a distinguishing factor in the division between Protestant and Catholic theology. In his book The Doctrine of Justification, Pink makes note of this division and proceeds to present a Protestant doctrine of justification--its meaning, basis, nature, sources, evidence. by Peggi Klubnik The significance of Romans and the doctrine of justification by faith is confirmed by Augustine, who considered the book to be “the most basic, most comprehensive statement of true Christianity.” Martin Luther described Romans as the “chief . The Doctrine of Justification. “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by His grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus” (vv. 23–24). - Romans – Our justification before God is apart from any good works we have done. The doctrine of justification by faith helps us maintain “pure devotion to Christ” (2 Corinthians ). Holding to justification by faith keeps us from falling for the lie that we can earn heaven. There is no ritual, no sacrament, no deed that can make us .
So Piper is sounding a crucial warning in this book, reminding all Christians to exercise great caution regarding “fresh” interpretations of the Bible and to hold fast to the biblical view of justification. “The subject matter of this book—justification by faith apart from works of the law—is serious. Like Jonathan 's staff, this book brightens the eyes and strengthens weary souls in our spiritual combat against the accuser of the brethren.'-- Joel Beeke 'This masterful work by James Buchanan, The Doctrine of Justification, is the gold standard on the doctrine of justification. Towering over the centuries, this treatise has earned its rightful place in the pantheon of defenses of this cardinal doctrine.5/5(10). “The doctrine of justification means that God declares sinners righteous, apart from righteous deeds, when they believe in Jesus Christ” (99). Confusing the root with the fruit will, in . There was a time, not so long ago, when the blessed truth of Justification was one of the best known doctrines of the Christian faith, when it was regularly expounded by the preachers, and when the rank and file of church-goers were familiar with its leading aspects. But now, alas, a generation has.