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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Sola fide
The doctrine of Sola Fide or Faith Alone asserts that it is on the basis of God's grace through the believer's faith alone that believers are forgiven their transgressions of the Law of God, rather than on the basis of any good works, which is called Legalism.
Sola fide (by faith alone) is the doctrine held by some Protestant denominations of Christianity butrejected by other Christians, that God once and for all declares sinners righteous, on the basis of faith in Christ's work, death and resurrection, and not on the basis of good works which they have done.
Sola fide (by faith alone) is the doctrine held by some Protestant denominations of Christianity but rejected by other Christians, that God once and for all declares sinners righteous, on the basis of faith in Christ's work, death and resurrection, and not on the basis of good works which they have done.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sola-fide   (5676 words)

  
 James 2:14-26...Christian Merit in Salvation
The reason that it became disputed is because the material principle of the Reformation, `Sola Fide', or Salvation by faith alone, was proclaimed by Martin Luther.
sola fide) of the works of Abraham being only a demonstration of faith; however, Laws notes that James makes no such distinctions as consequence, demonstration or confirmation in relation to faith and works: for James faith and works go together as a necessary unit.
Luther, Calvin, MaCarthur, and others refer to Paul to refute the concept that sola fide is wrong; however we have seen through the eyes of all types of scholars that James teaches us that justification before God must include works.
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 He Lives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is interesting to ask whether or not this doctrine is said, by Rome, to be taught in the bible or only in tradition.
That is almost always the modern answer, a partial response to the Protestant doctrine of Sola Scriptura: that all Catholic doctrines are taught, explicitly or implicitly, in both scripture and sacred tradition.
To see an example of how Catholics find scriptural support, we present excerpts from an article entitled Ark of the new covenant by Catholic apologist Patrick Madrid from the December, 1991 issue of This Rock magazine.
www.helives.blogspot.com   (16038 words)

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