Justification and Assurance According to John Calvin

March 22, 2018Thomas Schreiner

Justification by Faith Alone Calvin, like Luther, stresses that justification is by faith alone. A right relationship to God can’t be gained by works since all people sin, thus the only pathway to salvation is faith. Calvin is careful to say, however, that faith shouldn’t be construed as a work, as if faith itself justifies us, for … Read More

Proverbs: God’s Sovereignty and Wisdom (Thomas Schreiner)

January 11, 2018Thomas Schreiner

Small matters matter. The little things in life can make a big difference. George Will writes, “Suppose the car had hit the pedestrian slightly harder. What car? The one on Fifth Avenue the evening of Dec. 13, 1931, when an English politician on a lecture tour momentarily forgot the American rules of the road and looked the … Read More

Thomas Schreiner’s Commentary on Hebrews

January 21, 2016Thomas Schreiner

Credo Magazine contributor, Thomas Schreiner, has written a new commentary on the book of Hebrews (B&H). Schreiner, James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Biblical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary says this about his book: In his volume on “Hebrews,” Thomas R. Schreiner says, “The words of Jesus on the cross, ‘it is finished’ … Read More

Justification still matters (Thomas Schreiner)

December 14, 2015Thomas Schreiner

Over at Southern News, Thomas Schreiner talks with Andrew Smith about his new book Faith Alone: The Doctrine of Justification, which is the first book to release in The 5 Solas Series, edited by Matthew Barrett. Here is the start of that conversation: It’s been nearly 500 years since the start of the Protestant Reformation … Read More