THE word salvation is used in the Bible to indicate a work of God in behalf of man . In the present dispensation its use is limited to His work for individuals. This little work by my good friend, Mr. Chafer, is in the true “Apostolic Succession, ” for it depicts in clear and Scriptural language the Gospel of Divine salvation. Dr. Chafer’s comments on the subject, “The Terms of Salvation,” are taken from Volume 3 of his voluminous Systematic Theology, Chapter 20, pages
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There is indescribable rest and peace in realizing that we are already “accepted in the beloved. 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. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved” John 3: It is on this sole point of possessing the new life that all Christian profession is to be judged.
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.
Lewis Sperry Chafer on the Terms of Salvation
No thoughtful person would attempt to defend such a notion against such odds, and those who have thus undertaken doubtless have done so without weighing the evidence or considering the untenable position which they assume.
I don’t have the exact read start and finish dates on many books I have read this year. This is individual and such redemption by blood and power is the blessed experience of all who put their trust in the divine Redeemer.
Salvation, then, in the present dispensation, may be considered in three tenses as it is revealed in the Scriptures: The soldiers might take a human life; but God alone could accomplish a reconciliation through Christ’s death and thereby solve the great problems created by human sin. This appeal was continued to that nation even after the day of Pentecost or so long as the Gospel was preached to Israel alone Act 2: Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening O. 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.
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The cross is said to be the message of God through His Son in answer to this divine problem. 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. He is to “grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. 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.
Christ was God’s Lamb “that taketh away the sin of the world.