• Sola Gratia

    A central cry of the Reformation was salvation by grace. Though the Roman Catholic Church taught that Mass is a “sacrifice [which] is truly propitiatory” and that by the Mass “God . . . grant[s] us … Continue Reading…

    Sola Gratia
  • Sola Fide

    The “material principle” of the Reformation was justification by faith alone. As the Westminster Confession of Faith says, “Faith, thus receiving and resting on Christ and his righteousness, is the … Continue Reading…

    Sola Fide
  • Solus Christus

    The Reformation called the church back to faith in Christ as the sole mediator between God and man. While the Roman Catholic Church held that “there is a purgatory and that the souls there detained … Continue Reading…

    Solus Christus
  • Sola Scriptura

    The doctrine that the Bible alone is the ultimate authority was the “formal principle” of the Reformation. In 1521 at the historic interrogation at the Diet of Worms, Luther declared his conscience to … Continue Reading…

    Sola Scriptura
  • Soli Deo Gloria

    The Reformation reclaimed the Scriptural teaching of the sovereignty of God over every aspect of the believer’s life. All of life is to be lived to the glory of God. The Westminster Shorter Catechism … Continue Reading…

    Soli Deo Gloria

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Core Values

An explanation of Sola 5’s Core Values, with discussion questions.




The Constitution of the Sola 5 association of churches.