Justification

As you probably know Thursday, October 31 is Reformation Day. I thought it fitting we take some time to reflect on the doctrine of justification.deathmaskandglovesmartinluther

“This was the great fundamental distinguishing doctrine of the Reformation, and was regarded by all the Reformers as of primary and paramount importance. The leading charge which they adduced against the Church of Rome was that she had corrupted and perverted the doctrine of Scripture upon this subject in a way that was dangerous to the souls of men; and it was mainly by the exposition, enforcement, and application of the true doctrine of God’s Word in regard to it, that they assailed and overturned the leading doctrines and practices of the Papal system. There is no subject which possesses more of intrinsic importance than attaches to this one, and there is none with respect to which the Reformers were more thoroughly harmonious in their sentiments” W. Cunningham quoted by A. W. Pink in The Doctrine of Justification

 

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