Cheating the system with Jesus is not justice

I usually like Coffee with Jesus, but this time… via Radio Free Babylon on Facebook In a way I do like this one because it flatly exposes the chicanery involved with the kind of Atonement so popular in Evangelical circles these days–although seemingly without realizing it. Sadly, it appears Kevin and Jesus haven’t read their […]

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

The righteousness from God, apart from the Law

Jesus’ holiness is not imputed to us from without; it must be cultivated from within.

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Mondays with MacDonald (on penal substitution’s pagan affinities)

They say first, God must punish the sinner, for justice requires it; then they say he does not punish the sinner, but punishes a perfectly righteous man instead, attributes his righteousness to the sinner, and so continues just. Was there ever such a confusion, such an inversion of right and wrong! Justice could not treat […]

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Mondays with MacDonald (on imputed righteousness)

There has been much cherishing of the evil fancy, often without its taking formal shape, that there is some way of getting out of the region of strict justice, some mode of managing to escape doing all that is required of us; but there is no such escape. A way to avoid any demand of […]

Monday, January 24th, 2011