Friday, August 22, 2008

Too true

"Everyone is born a legalist by nature. Our default mode is the ancient heresy of Pelagianism (i.e., self-salvation). Even after our conversion, something of a legalist/Pharisee still remains in all of us."

2 Comments:

Anonymous Jon Clayton said...

Attributed to Martin Luther; "The default setting of the human heart is religion." I believe that is true even after regeneration...

11:18 AM, August 22, 2008  
Blogger Milton Stanley said...

Yes, indeed--that's a very insightful point. Peace.

11:32 AM, August 22, 2008  

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