Tuesday, 27 November 2007

Justification

From a soon-to-be-published article by John Woodhouse on justification:

Being 'justified’ by "his grace as a gift” means that, as far as God’s acceptance and approval of you is concerned, everything that makes you feel good about yourself is completely and utterly irrelevant. Not only that, it also means that everything that makes you feel ashamed or rotten about yourself is also completely and utterly irrelevant.


Coming soon to The Briefing

2 comments:

Andrew M said...

Does the context make this fit with Rom 2:5? I would have thought that SOME of the things we feel bad about are relevant...

Gordon Cheng said...

Ireelevant to our justification by grace, I believe