14 Faith Alone Quotes

“We have the very great temptation to trust in our own works because we can see them and we can feel good about ourselves when we do them.” – Albert Mohler

“Here I must take counsel of the Gospel, I must hearken to the Gospel, which teaches me, not what I ought to do…but what Jesus Christ the Son of God hath done for me…that he suffered and died to deliver me from sin and death.  The Gospel wills me to receive this, and to believe it.  And this is the truth of the Gospel.  It is also the principal article well, teach it unto others, and beat it into their heads continually.” – Martin Luther

“Faith and grace are always tied together.  We’re saved by grace when we put our faith in Jesus Christ, but it’s the work of grace that makes that faith genuine and alive.” – Brandon Smith

“if anyone would feel the greatness of sin he would not be able to go no living another moment; so great is the power of sin.” – Martin Luther

Faith doesn’t transport us to paradise immediately because we still struggle with sin…Nevertheless, we also enjoy assurance because our righteousness isn’t our own.” – Thomas Schreiner

“If you have a true faith that Christ is your Savior, then at once you have a gracious God, for faith leads you in and opens up God’s heart and will, that you should see pure grace and overflowing love.” – Martin Luther

“Faith…is a living, restless thing.  It cannot be inoperative.  We are not saved by works; but if there be no works, there must be something amiss with faith.” – Martin Luther

“Luther affirmed that works don’t justify us, but works show that we’re justified.” – Brandon Smith

“We would certainly find ourselves in a miserable condition if we had to again be afraid all of the time that God’s grace could all of a sudden not be there for us anymore.” – John Calvin

“Faith isn’t about works, but faith works.” – Brandon Smith

“Wherefore it ought to be the first concern of every Christian to lay aside all confidence in works and grow in the knowledge, not of works, but of Christ Jesus, who suffered and rose for him.” – Martin Luther

“We are justified by faith alone, but not by faith that is alone.” – John Owen

“Now God takes delight in the saints for both these: both for Christ’s righteousness imputed and for Christ’s holiness communicated, though ‘tis the former only that avails anything to justification.” – Jonathan Edwards

“That we are justified by faith, is spoken to take away clearly all merit of our works, and wholly to ascribe the merit and deserving of our justification to Christ only.”- John Wesley

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