Justification in the Early Church

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A Puritan’s Mind:

“It is important in our day and age to stand steadfast upon old paths. Old paths, in this case, are trodden and packed by the constant footsteps of travelers along the road of salvation. God has the same idea in mind when He says through the prophet Jeremiah in 6:16, “Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.” In walking along these old paths, in fact in asking for them, justification by faith alone is among the most endangered doctrine of today’s modern church in much the same way it was eclipsed during the time just prior to the Reformation. The church would rather “experience” God than recall their justification declared about them by God. In this way, feeling and experience have moved aside the central truths of the Gospel.”…

Read more: http://www.apuritansmind.com/justification/the-early-church-and-justification-compiled-by-dr-c-matthew-mcmahon/

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