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Over-Theologizing Sanctification

Sanctification – the process by which the believer grows to be more holy, more like Christ – is an important part of Christian doctrine. It doesn’t make it into the ordo salutis of Romans 8:30, though Rainbow argues (correctly, I … Continue reading

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Paul Rainbow – The Way of Salvation, part 4

Beginning in chapter 12, Rainbow digs into the heart of his thesis. First he lays out eighteen passages which indicate a future justification of the righteous. Drawing on the work of Kummel, Jeremias, and others, Rainbow forcefully argues for a … Continue reading

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Paul Rainbow – The Way of Salvation, part 3

Rainbow knows he is treading on delicate ground by attempting a redefinition of justification; his forceful statement of the problem belies an underlying orthodoxy, which he wisely takes great pains to establish in his early chapters. In “Two Covenants,” he … Continue reading

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