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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Should the slightest human work of merit be allowed to intrude into this great divine undertaking, the purpose of manifesting divine grace would be shattered. There is no reference to salvation in this passage.
Chapter One: The Word Salvation by Lewis Sperry Chafer
The reasonable requirement is that we believe that message. It is only on the familiar principle of “Grace before Salvaiton so often associated with a clergyman, that I feel justified in accepting the invitation to commend these admirable chapters from one whose services as a Bible teacher are continually becoming better known and more warmly appreciated salvqtion the United States and Canada. Although secure against the floods, established on the Rock Christ Jesus, great sorrow and shame will come upon those saved ones who have had all the days of grace and the enabling power of God and a field so white for harvest and in the end present a completed service of “wood, hay, stubble” only.
For they chaafer ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God. The student would do well to bring his savlation and his methods into complete agreement with the workings of diving grace, rather than to attempt to conform this unalterable truth to human ideals.
No Delimiter — As the righteous Judge, He pronounced the full divine sentence against sin. If salvation depends in any degree on personal goodness, there could not be even a saved person in the world, and therefore no ground in it for assurance.
Certainly it is not a matter with them of securing some special leniency from God: In the end, C A now classic work that clearly and directly defines and explains the scriptural, theological, and practical aspects of each facet of the salvation Jesus sqlvation for us.
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Salvation: God’s Marvelous Work of Grace
In this conclusion, this commentator is joined by such notable ministers as Robert B. The work of God must stand.
These eternal riches of grace are for the lowest sinner who will only believe.
chafdr Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and chader there: You must be logged in to send email. He was the mediator between His own righteous Being and the meritless, helpless sinner. If all the scriptures used in this book and even better still, checking the entire testimony of the Word of God, we will see that both parts must always be taken together or else we may find ourselves abusing either the sovereignty of God or the responsibility of man.
Lewis Sperry Chafer :: Chapter Five: The One Condition of Salvation
A gift is not appreciated as such by the recipient when there is the slightest intention even to pay for it. Paul mentions also a separate act of repentance in the experience of Christians 2 Cor.
None — Jhn 1: What is done for the satisfaction of His love in saving any whom His righteousness condemns must be done in full view of all that His righteousness could ever require.
Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like” Gal. Information for Donors My Donor Account.
First, the unmerited divine blessing; then the life lived in the fullness of power which that blessing provides. The phrase states a position in Christ which means nothing less than an organic union with Christ. Chaefr possession of the indwelling Son of God is the abiding fact of the newly created life in Him, and should never be confused with some imperfect and changeable experience in the daily life.
For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth” Rom. See also 1 Pet. Cyafer might be taken as evidence that they have rejected the “Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world.
To this may be added 1 Cor. The sin sacrifice of the cross is forever satisfying to God. In this passage the saved one is first said to be “in Christ. In these divine records two great truths are evident: To turn from evil may easily be a complete act in itself, since the action can be terminated at that point. Let there be no idle speculation here. For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure” Phil.