f The Wittenberg Door: Notable Quote: B.B. Warfield

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Sunday, December 05, 2010

Notable Quote: B.B. Warfield

They (Believers who do not accept a definite atonement)necessarily turn away from a substitutionary atonement altogether. Christ did not die in the sinners stead, it seems, to bear his penalties and purchase for him eternal life; He died rather to make the salvation of sinners possible, to open the way of salvation to sinners, to remove all the obstacles in the way of salvation. But what obstacle stands in the way of salvation besides the sinner's sin? And if this obstacle (their sin) is removed, are they not saved?

Benjamin B. Warfield (1851 – 1921)

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Blogger Gregg said...

You would think wouldn't you?

5:34 AM  

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