It is evangelistic in purpose. It is hoped, as well, that many who have believed may find some new consolation and upbuilding in Christ even through this brief unfolding of the saving grace of God. That this book may be used of God to the eternal glory of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, is the prayer of the author. Lewis Sperry Chafer October 1, There is nothing greater or nobler than to be "servants of the Most High God," and nothing more glorious than to "shew the way of salvation.

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In the preceding pages it chafre also pointed out that the New Testament declares directly and without complication in at least passages that mean are saved upon the sole principle of faith; and, in this connection, it has been demonstrated that it is not a matter of believing and repenting, of believing and confessing Christ, of believing and being baptized, of believing and surrender to God, of believing and confessing sin, or of believing and pleading with God for salvation, but it is believing alone.

Salvation is made to depend upon such a personal response to salvatkon appeal from God. In view of the sacrifice that was to be, God chqfer passed over, or pretermitted, the sins aforetime on the condition that the offender present the symbolic innocent sacrifice for his sins.

Him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf; that we might become the righteousness of God in him. This is individual and such redemption by blood and power is the blessed experience of all who put their trust in the divine Redeemer.

He did not die to show men how to die gracefully, or bravely: The moderate meaning of the negative form of this word is demanded in the passage in question for at least four reasons. Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Parens — Jhn 1: See 1 John 1: What he prayed was strictly proper for a Jew of his time to pray under those circumstances. There are no paradoxes with God. Lewis Sperry Chafer :: Chapter Five: The One Condition of Salvation There are but six passages addressed to unsaved Gentiles wherein repentance appears either alone or in combination with other issues. No one can rest while in terror of eternal damnation, nor can one be normal in cjafer if he is confronted with the superhuman task of self-keeping in the realm of the new creation.

The first verse, as in the opening words of the hortatory section of Romans, is an epitome of all that follows: Frank Lyle rated it it was amazing Aug 22, It has provided every needed cure that could be demanded by the infinite purity and holiness of God.

The practical bearing of this truth must of necessity make drastic claims upon the preacher and become a qualifying influence in the soul-winning methods which are employed. To this may be added 1 Cor. It also follows that such a member should be wholly submissive to the mind and will of the Head. This is the view-point of the Apostle James when he contends so earnestly for walvation that will justify.

In all the children of disobedience, regardless of professions or conduct, Satan is here said to be the energizing power. There are new and blessed emotions and desires. This will always result in a hardening of heart and carelessness of life. There is danger, as well, that by forcing the issues of future conduct into the question the main issue of receiving Christ as Saviour may be submerged in some difficulty related salvatiion the proposed standards of living.

A criminal pleading for mercy before a judge is not in the same position as a criminal believing and rejoicing in the assurance that a full pardon is granted and chqfer he can never be brought again into judgment.

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Kera He is received by faith. Such speculations are but shadows of the divine revelation and their promulgation is, like any counterfeit, a misleading substitute for salvatjon real Gospel of saving grace. Under the law varying blessings were given at the end according to the merit: In presenting the Gospel to these classes there are one hundred and fifteen passages at least wherein the word cyafer is used alone and apart from every other condition as the only way of salvation. It is the infinite demonstration of His grace. There is nothing in the highest heaven beyond that.





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