Friday, April 10, 2009

Not a Dispenser

The Bible does not teach that Christ has salvation and dispenses it like a benevolent master giving gifts to his servants who obey him. Christ is our salvation and gives Himself to us as our salvation. He is our life; He is our strength; He is our peace; He is our joy; He is our wisdom, righteousness, sanctification and redemption.

-George W. Peters,
A Biblical Theology of Missions (Chicago: Moody Press, 1972), 65

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