“sola fide”--faith alone justifies; faith without works is
sufficient for salvation and alone justifies.
I Corinthians 6:11
That is what some of you used to be;
but now you have had yourselves washed, you were sanctified,
you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in
the Spirit of our God.
For just as a body without a spirit is dead, so also
faith without works is dead.
Church’s teaching: justification
is the supernatural sanctification and
of the person who thus becomes holy and pleasing to God;
the sinner is made holy, restored to God's friendship, in the state