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If the way of salvation is faith, it does seem to be highly important to tell people who want to be saved just what faith means. -J. Gresham Machen, What is Faith? page 43.
The Spirit works faith in our hearts through the preaching of the gospel. Faith is not a condition, it’s an instrument. Faith does answer a command but faith isn’t a work. It’s an anti-work because it has no inherent goodness or righteousness or power. Faith, per se, in justification is nothing. Only Christ counts in justification. -R. Scott Clark
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