The Object of Faith

“It is not faith that saves, but faith in Jesus Christ…It is not, strictly speaking, even faith in Christ that saves, but Christ that saves through faith. The saving power resides exclusively, not in the act of faith or the attitude of faith or in the nature of faith, but in the object of faith.”

-B.B. Warfield in Biblical and Theological Studies (P&R, 1952); quoted in Sinclair Ferguson in In Christ Alone (Reformation Trust, 2007)

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