Gaffin on Justification

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Justified in Christ“Late medieval Roman Catholicism left the future verdict at the final judgment the ever anxious and uncertain outcome of the Christian life.  In contrast, the Reformers grasped that the verdict, belonging at the end of history, has been brought forward and already pronounced on believers in history, and so, constituting the certain stable basis for the Christian life, provides unshakeable confidence in the face of the final judgment.”

- Richard B. Gaffin, Jr. from “Justification and Eschatology” in Justified in Christ:  God’s Plan for Us in Justification