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Running head: SALVATION IN THE DISPENSATIONS1Salvation in the DispensationsPaul BockCarolina College of Biblical Studies
SALVATION IN THE DISPENSATIONS2Salvation in the DispensationsSoteriology has been a topic of debate throughout the Church for hundreds of years. It isno surprise that even today, opposing systems within the Christian worldview accuse each other for their perceived beliefs. In Dispensationalism, Ryrie (2007) quotes Chafer, “There is therefore, but one way to be saved and that is by the power of God made possible through the sacrifice of Christ” (p. 124). Throughout the dispensations, salvation has always been through faith in God. Paul states, “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast” (Eph 2:8-9, KJV). The believer is saved by grace, or getting what is not deserved. Faith is not inherent to the believer, and is a gift itself. There is nothing anyone can do to attain salvation, it is all from God. Ephesians 2 is the rationale, Romans 10 is the process. “If you declare with your mouth