Arminians do not believe in sola fide. I think they give lip service to it and may even think they believe in it, but if the last thread along these lines is any indication, it is apparent that they are at their core not sola fide. What was said numerous times was that you must believe AND ACT UPON THAT FAITH. Salvation is therefore not by grace alone through faith alone but through faith plus some ACT that you perform once you have faith. Support for that line of reasoning came in the form of various proof texts like "Faith without works is dead." But don't we all really know that what James is saying is that TRUE FAITH will manifest itself in the performance of godly works? Who REALLY thinks that James meant by that that salvation comes once you believe AND start performing works? Peter said, "Believe AND be baptized... and you shall be saved." But Peter goes on to clarify what he meant by saying, "Whoever does not believe will be damned." So OBVIOUSLY Peter was saying that it is FAITH that saves us from damnation- not faith AND baptism. Only the Calvinist can cling to sola fide (I know some Calvinists have not, but only the Calvinist really can). Because only the Calvinist recognizes that faith is something through which we are ACTUALLY saved- not potentially saved. And only the Calvinist understands that faith is not a choice but a condition. Question for Skandelon, Webdog, Winman, Quantum, and the other non-cals: What ACT along side of faith must we perform to be saved? In other words, if I understand you correctly, you say one must ACT upon his faith to be saved. Faith alone is not enough to save because, as you say, "the devils believe" and are not saved. So what work or ACT upon our faith (faith that does not save us by itself) must we perform?