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Sola Gratia

Sola Gratia

The Reformers were confronted with this idea of grace alone because of their understanding of God’s righteousness. Before Martin Luther nailed his theses, the position of the Western Church (vis-à-vis the Roman Catholic Church) believed that humans had to attain to God’s perfect righteousness. For example, according to Roman Catholicism, the sacraments – both baptism…