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Reformation Day

October 31 is also Reformation Day, Martin Luther wrote The 95 Thesis on this day 500 years ago and nailed it to the Castle Church door in Wittenburg in Germany. I share about Reformation Day and even the full length movie of I Will Not Recant. #ReformationDay #95Thesis #MartinLuther #IWillNotRecant

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Understanding the Belgic Confession of Faith: A Solid Foundation for Reformed Theology

Understanding the Belgic Confession of Faith: A Solid Foundation for Reformed Theology – In the rich tapestry of Christian history, the Belgic Confession of Faith holds a significant place. This historic Reformed document has played a vital role in shaping the beliefs and practices of countless believers over the centuries. Its enduring influence stems from its clear articulation of core theological doctrines and its unwavering commitment to biblical truth. In this blog post, we will explore the origins, key elements, and enduring relevance of the Belgic Confession of Faith. #BelgicConfession

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Reformed Theology

Reformed theology, also known as Calvinism, is a theological movement that emphasizes the sovereignty of God in all things. It is based on the teachings of John Calvin, a French theologian who lived in the 16th century, and other reformers. #reformedtheology

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I cannot and will not recant

I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen. – Martin Luther

The 5 Solas of Reformed Theology
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The 5 Solas

The 5 Solas – These five areas of Reformed Theology is believed to be the essentials of Christianity. Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone); Sola Fide (Faith Alone); Sola Gratia (Grace Alone); Solus Christus or Solo Christo (Christ Alone); Soli Deo Gloria (Glory to God Alone). #5Solas #FiveSolas #ReformedTheology

TULIP Acronym for the 5 Points Reformed Theology (Total Depravity, Unconditional Election, Limited Atonement, Irresistible Grace, Perseverance of the Saints) #TULIP
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TULIP Acronym 5 Points of Reformed Theology

TULIP Acronym 5 Points of Reformed Theology – These are the doctrines of grace. Total Depravity, Unconditional Election, Limited Atonement, Irresistible Grace and Perseverance of the Saints. #TULIP #ReformedTheology #DoctrinesofGrace

Perseverance of the Saints
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Perseverance of the Saints

Perseverance of the Saints – the doctrine that deals with the eternal security of the believer. Often we hear Once Saved, Always Saved. #PerseveranceofotheSaints #Perseverance

Limited Atonement #LimitedAtonement #TULIP
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Limited Atonement

Limited atonement – God has a purpose for the death of Christ and that was to save God’s chosen people Represented by the third letter of the acronym TULIP in the Doctrines of Grace. #LimitedAtonement #TULIP

Total Depravity
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Total depravity

Total depravity – the doctrine that human nature is thoroughly corrupt and sinful as a result of the Fall. That all men are born evil. This is also known as the dead man theory or we are dead because of our sin and we must be born again or regenerated. That means man can do nothing to bring about his own salvation. #TotalDepravity #TULIP