Soli deo gloria

Discover the rich history and significance of the phrase Soli Deo Gloria. Learn how this Latin phrase has influenced art, music, and theology, and explore its relevance in modern times.
It was 500 years ago (October31) that Martin Luther hung his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the Whittenburg church. We all need the saving righteousness of Jesus credited to us by faith. The “five solas” is a term used to designate five great foundational rallying cries of the Protestant reformers. They are as follows: “Sola Scriptura” (Scripture Alone); “Sola Gratia” (Grace Alone); “Sola Fide” (Faith Alone); “Solus Christus” (Christ Alone); and “Soli Deo Gloria” (To God Alone Be Glory).

It was 500 years ago (October31) that Martin Luther hung his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the Whittenburg church. We all need the saving righteousness of Jesus credited to us by faith. The “five solas” is a term used to designate five great foundational rallying cries of the Protestant reformers. They are as follows: “Sola Scriptura” (Scripture Alone); “Sola Gratia” (Grace Alone); “Sola Fide” (Faith Alone); “Solus Christus” (Christ Alone); and “Soli Deo Gloria” (To God Alone Be Glory).

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