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Who Said That?

question%20mark.jpg"Thus, we look in vain for a statement in which Paul would speak about himself as an actual sinner.  When he speaks about his conscience, he witnesses to his good conscience before men and God."

OK, who said that?  You know the drill!  No google searches or cheating.  Leave your guess in the comments section.

Reader Comments (17)

It's so ridiculously stupid that it must be Joyce Meyer.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPr. Lehmann
It sounds to me a bit like E.P. Sanders, or maybe Stendahl.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLane Keister
I'm gonna go with Niel Anderson. "No longer a sinner" seems to be a theme in his work.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBrett
Yeah...I think Neil Anderson is a good guess.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGrinningDwarf
My first inclination was that of someone of the holiness movement ilk, but more likely an NPP person. But who? I don't know. Someone confused.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris Sherman
I am not sure who said this, but Paul said,

"The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost." 1 Tim. 1:15 (ESV)

How illuminating Paul is on Paul.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDB
My first inclination is to say someone either non-reformed or NPP, but this could be a trick question. It might be a statement of Calvin's taken out of context. It couldn't definitely be Joyce Meyer, though. She doesn't have the intellect to say, "Thus, we look in vain, etc."
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSteven Carr
It may be obvious, but I'm guessing NT Wright.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle
Pr. Lehmann,

I don't know that Joyce uses words like "Thus," or phrases like, "we look in vain..."
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterZrim
Steven and Zrim make good points. I gave dear ole Joyce a bit too much credit. Props to DB for pointing out the obvious insanity of the quotation.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRev. Charles Lehmann
Let's play "pin the tail on the heterodoxy".

I peeked, so I won't guess.
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterlee n. field
How about E.P. Sanders?
January 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMike Ratliff
Yeah,I would definitely guess a NPP guy. I'd say either Wright or Sanders.
January 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBJ Buracker
Krister Stendahl
January 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJason Goroncy
Surely it's Finney?
January 30, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPhilip Walker
My first guess was Bart Ehrman, but seeing the other responses, an NPP guy seems more likely...oh yeah I forgot, Ehrman doesn't care what Paul said.
January 30, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterjAsOn
This quote is a direct denial of the claim in Jesus' description of what comes out of every human heart [Mk 7]!!

Perhaps the quote is by someone who has some distorted view of Sanctification which over-emphasizes that we are "saints" but totally, and I might add naively neglects we are still "sinners".

Tony Evans?
Rick Warren?
Ricahrd Abanes?

Joel Osteen would affirm the first part of the statement too, but doesn't have the capacity / experience in forming any categories, so it is not him.

Good question; I refuse to cheat.
So, I guess I will have to wait.
January 30, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterIvan

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