Canons Of Dort 33: The Grace Of Perseverance Is A Spiritual Doctrine

Canons Of Dort 33: The Grace Of Perseverance Is A Spiritual Doctrine

The Reformation gospel of salvation by grace alone (sola gratia), through faith alone (sola fide), as defined and confessed by the Reformed churches and as rejected by the Remonstrants (Arminians) was intended to produce and had the effect of giving comfort to weary...
Canons Of Dort 33: The Grace Of Perseverance Is A Spiritual Doctrine

Canons Of Dort (30): God’s Gracious Assurance Of Perseverance

The single most frequent way to corrupt the doctrine of perseverance has been to turn it into a covenant of works. This happens regularly outside the Reformed churches. E.g., the Romanists teach that, in baptism, sins are graciously washed away, initial justification...