Only One Way of Salvation
Truth and Love
There are few ingredients of the subject which appear to me to be more fundamental than this. The reality i've been trying to set earlier than my readers bears so strongly on the situation of a first-rate share of mankind, that I take into account it might be mere affectation on my phase not to say whatever about it. If Christ is the only manner of salvation, what are we to believe about many individuals on the earth? That is the factor i am now going to take up.
I believe that many folks would go together with me so far as i've long past, and would go no additional. They're going to allow my premises: they'll have nothing to assert to my conclusions. They think it uncharitable to claim something which seems to condemn others. In my view I are not able to realize such charity. It seems to me the variety of charity which might see a neighbour ingesting gradual poison, however by no means intrude to discontinue him; which might allow emigrants to embark in a leaky, unwell-found vessel, and not interfere to avert them; which might see a blind man jogging near a precipice, and consider it incorrect to cry out, and inform him there was chance.
The greatest charity is to inform the finest quantity of actuality. It's no charity to hide the legit penalties of the sort of announcing of St. Peter as we are now given that, or to close our eyes in opposition to them. And i solemnly name on one and all who quite believes there is no salvation in any however Christ – and none other identify given beneath heaven whereby we need to be saved – I solemnly name on that individual to present me his attention, even as I set before him probably the most tremendous consequences which the doctrine we're on account that includes....
Orthodox Church of Pakistan
by: Fr. Cyril Amer