An Open Letter To R.C. Sproul

by alexd281

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An Open Letter To R.C. Sproul

In “Getting The GOSPEL Right’, R.C. Sproul does a superb job of showing why and how attempts in the late 90’s between a few notable Protestant scholars, among whom was Anglican J.I. Packer, and some Roman Catholic Clergy to try and achieve “unity” on a joint-statement of faith, for all of its lofty intents, failed! Appealing to both history, the Reformation, and the unwavering position of Rome through the centuries, Sproul correctly reasons “IF ‘Sola Fide’ is essential to the gospel (meaning that without the SOLA, we don’t actually have THE gospel, regardless of how many other parts of agreement and similar language we use), then to reject Sola Fide (which is the short form for the Reformation teaching that we are justified through Faith ALONE, By Grace ALONE, in Christ ALONE, to the t glory of God ALONE), is to reject the gospel.”…

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