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Who Said That?

"The righteousness of Jesus Christ ever remains the exclusive ground of the believer’s justification, but the personal godliness of the believer is also necessary for his justification in the judgment of the last day."

Leave your guess in the comments section below.  Please, no google searches or cheating.  Answer to follow in one week.

Reader Comments (21)

N.T. Wright
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJW
Sounds like Wright.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterStan McCullars
New Perspective territory, for sure...
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPB
Matches what I've read about N. T. Wright.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
First thought is Wright.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJim Vellenga
It's Norman Shepherd.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAdam Fites
Charles Finney
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAaron
Iffit'sNormon Shepard I know where hegoes to church so I could ask him.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAaron
It seems that I have heard some reformed pastors use the term vindication instead of justification...or something like that in order to distinguish the roles of our works from Christ's. Is that what this author trying to say?
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHoward
You know, it really sounds either Neoorthodox, New Perspective, or Catholic. Which doesn't narrow it down much. I'll guess Thomas Aquinas, though if it is Aquinas it must be a fairly modern translation.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCoyle
Isn't this something to do with the heretical Vineyard Church???
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl
Let's see, the doctrine belongs to Regensburg or Trent, but the language is too contemporary. Too much certainty for an emergent, perhaps a FV'er, but they're not usually that clear. I have to fall back on others and guess Norman T. Wright.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterdsanger
"On the basis of a whole life lived" -- isn't that the phrase? Good Noose!
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
I'd guess N.T. Wright...
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTad
John Wesley
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKeith
Sounds like NPP or Federal Vision. Could see Wright, Shepherd, Douglas Wilson, Rich Lusk, among others as having said this. If my memory serves me right, though... having done quite a bit of research last year prior to teaching an introductory class against the FV... I believe it's Norm Shepherd.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJN
If you even thought for a minute that Doug Wilson could write this then you have no clue what he believes.
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered Commentermhr
Norman Shepherd
April 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDavid R.
Sounds too silly for Wright- Christ's righteousness is the exclusive ground for justification, but our personal godliness is also necessary? I don't think Wright would say Christ's righteousness is exclusive and not exclusive in the same sentence like that. This guy is lower down the intellectual ladder.
April 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJoe
I don't know who this is, but it does sound like this Catholic dude that is continually trying to get me to debate him about Penal Substitution. Look how silly the argument is that we are justified by faith, but our personal holiness determines our salvation. I believe the writer of this needs to take a course on the difference between justification and sanctification.
April 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMike Ratliff

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