The 5 Solas
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The 5 Solas

The Five Solas are five Latin phrases that emerged from the Protestant Reformation intended to summarize the Reformers’ basic theological principles in contrast to certain teachings of the Roman Catholic Church of the day. “Sola” is Latin meaning “alone” or “only” and the corresponding phrases are: Sola Fide, by faith alone Sola Scriptura, by Scripture alone Solus Christus, through Christ alone … Continue reading

Pride
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Pride

Pride (the definition): a high or inordinate opinion of one’s own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc. the state or feeling of being proud a becoming or dignified sense of what is due to oneself or one’s position or character pleasure or satisfaction taken in something done by or belonging to oneself or believed to reflect credit upon oneself Synonyms  Pride, conceit, self-esteem, egotism, vanity, vainglory imply an unduly favorable idea of one’s own appearance, advantages, achievements, etc., and often apply to offensive characteristics. Pride is a lofty and often arrogant assumption of superiority in some respect: Pride must have a fall. Conceit implies an exaggerated estimate of one’s own abilities or attainments, together  with pride: blinded by conceit. Self-esteem may imply an estimate of oneself that is higher than that held … Continue reading