Should those who have faith in Christ seek their salvation through their own works, or anywhere else?
Yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no one will be justified.
What do justification and sanctification mean?
1 Peter 1:1–2
To those who are elect…according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.
What do we believe by true faith?
I…appeal…to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saint
What is faith in Jesus Christ?
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
What else does Christ’s death redeem?
For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.
Why must the Redeemer be truly God?
God raised him up, loosing the pangs of death, because it was not possible for him to be held by it.
What sort of Redeemer is needed to bring us back to God?
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Why must the Redeemer be truly human?
Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.