Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 19 Q & A 33 Q What is justification? A Justification is an act of God’s free grace,1 wherein he pardons all our sins,2 and accepts us as righteous in His sight,3 only for the righteousness of Christ imputed to us,4 and received by faith alone.*5 *1 Romans 3:24. …

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The good news proclaimed at the Reformation in 1517 is still good news in 2017 and beyond. Which is why the Reformation will never really be over, or a thing of the past. From Michael Reeves on why the Reformation still matters: Almost certainly, what confuses people into thinking that the Reformation is a bit …

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Fleming Rutledge skewers the central conceit behind the supposed superiority of being ‘spiritual’ rather than ‘religious’: they’re both manifestations of the same condition. Humans need neither. What they need is justification through Christ. From Rutledge: Spirituality, too, like religion, is essentially a human activity or trait that stands in stark contrast to faith. To put …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 19 Q & A 70 Q What is justification? A Justification is an act of God’s free grace unto sinners,1 in which he pardons all their sins, accepts and accounts their persons righteous in his sight;2 not for any thing wrought in them, or done by them,3 but only …

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