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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 8168 way, the
8168 way, the

8168 way, the

A term used metaphorically to refer both to the Christian faith (especially in Acts) and to Jesus Christ himself (especially in John’s Gospel). Faith in Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation for sinful human beings. The term is often used with other expressions in Scripture to describe aspects of the life of the believer.

The Way refers to the Christian faith

Ac 9:2 See also Ac 19:9,23; Ac 22:4; Ac 24:14,22

The way refers to Jesus Christ himself

Jn 14:6 See also Jn 10:9; Jn 14:4-6; 1Ti 2:5; Heb 10:19-20

Faith in Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation for sinful human beings

Ac 4:12 See also Mk 16:16; Jn 1:12-13; Jn 3:15-16; Ac 16:31; Ro 10:9; Eph 2:8; 1Pe 1:5

Way used with other terms to describe the life of faith

The way of righteousness Mt 21:32 See also Mt 3:1-12; 2Pe 2:21

The way of God Mt 22:16 pp Mk 12:14 pp Lk 20:21 See also Ps 18:30; Isa 55:9; Ac 18:25-26; Heb 3:10; Ps 95:10

The way of the Lord Ac 18:24-25 See also Ge 18:19; Ps 27:11; Ps 143:8; Pr 10:29

The way of salvation Ac 16:17 See also Mt 7:14

The way of peace Lk 1:79 See also Isa 26:3,12; Isa 57:20-21; Ro 3:17; Isa 59:8

The way of holiness Isa 35:8 See also Heb 9:8

See also

2324Christ as Saviour
4018life, spiritual
4020life of faith
8022faith, basis of salvation

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