On Bare Christianity
March 22, 2018 · by Cameron Shaffer · in Uncategorized
“Then he brought them out and said, ‘Sirs, what must I do to be saved?’ And they said, ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved…'” – Acts 16:30-31.
The Philippian jailer’s exchange with Paul and Silas presents one of the easiest and best scriptural summaries of what we must do to be saved: just believe. Faith in what Jesus has done, and trust in nothing else, is all we bring. We merely respond to what Christ has accomplished.
The clarity and simplicity of exchange have also been used as part of evangelicalism’s problem of mere Christianity…