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Ephesians 2:8 & 9 – What Does the Text Show Regarding Faith as the Gift?

Ephesians 2:8-9

8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
8 τη γαρ χαριτι εστε σεσωσμενοι δια της   πιστεως και τουτο ουκ εξ υμων θεου το δωρον
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9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.
9 ουκ εξ εργων ινα μη τις καυχησηται

Calvinism claims that saving faith is “gifted faith” – that God causes each person whom He elected and foreknew to receive faith from God in order to be saved...

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