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Subject:  GRACE Date:  10/24/2002  3:22 PM
Author:  GoldRushs Number:  221 of 301

The term "Reformed" theology comes from the events and times of the Reformation and the ministries of the early Protestant Christians, but the definition of Reformed ~Theology~ is the study and teaching of GRACE.

God's grace.

God's grace manifested in the Person of Jesus Christ.

"He is the image of the invisible God, the first born over all creation." Colossians 1:15

Jesus Christ, whose name is "The Word of God" (Rev. 19:13) and Who was God (John 1:1), full of grace and truth:

"And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth." John 1:14

Truth is inseparable from grace, and grace is inseparable from truth. For both are found only in God, through faith in His Son.

Thus, the theology of the Reformers was not new, for it was and is founded upon Godly truth; the Word of God (the Person of Jesus Christ)