Postscript: on sin-bearing for your neighbour

Posted: July 15, 2012 by J in Discipleship, Theology

The blessings of God… flow from Christ into us: from us they must flow into others who are in need of them, and in such a way that I must place before God even my faith and righteousness for my neighbour, to cover over his sins, to take them upon myself and act precisely as though they were my own, just as Christ has done for us all. 

Martin Luther, ‘On the Liberty of the Christian’.

Hmm… We would never talk like this.

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