The Five Solae are the foundation of reformed belief. Sola scriptura, sola fide, sola gratia, solus Christus, soli Deo gloria…these 5 latin phrases point to the fundamental elements of our faith.
Sola scriptura, or “only scripture”, means that the Bible is our sole source for doctrine. It sees scripture as the only inerrant and authoritative word of God. It places church tradition, religion, and pragmatics in the human realm and subject to the authority of God’s revelatory word.
Sola fide, or “only faith”, means that it is by faith alone in Jesus Christ that we are justified before God and redeemed from our sins. There is no act of human hands or determination of the will that enables us to make restitution to God...Read More