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Solifidian

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Solifídian. n.s. [solus and fides, Latin.] One who supposes only faith, not works, necessary to justification.

It may be justly feared, that the title of fundamentals, being ordinarily confined to the doctrines of faith, hath occasioned, that great scandal in the church of God, at which so many myriads of solifidians have stumbled, and fallen irreversibly, by conceiving heaven a reward of true opinions. Hammond.

Sources: Hammond, Henry (47)

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