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Whether a Man May Merit Anything from God?

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Collect: "Almighty ever-living God, increase our faith, hope, and charity, and make us love what you command, so that we may merit what you promise, through Christ our Lord. Amen."


Link: https://aquinas.cc/la/en/~ST.I-II.Q114.A1


Summary


In the Sed Contra, St. Thomas proves the thesis by appealing to the concept of "reward" as present in scripture, and, therefore, the concept of merit.

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