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Wrongly Dividing the Word: Overcoming the Law-Gospel Distinction

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Luther and many teachers today have been wrong to pit Law against Gospel. Salvation is by grace alone through faith alone through Christ alone, but God's law is gracious and his Gospel is obligatory.
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Adam Ross
Sep 22, 2012 Adam Ross rated it it was amazing
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Possibly one of the best books I've yet read this year. (Bonus points for being awesome and succinct at the same time.) Sandlin takes the recent Law/Gospel dividers to task for Lutheranizing the Reformed faith, demonstrating that Scripture and Reformed theology has little to do with such artificial contrasts. Really, really enjoyable read, and just about 70 pages. Get it.
Oct 04, 2012 Steve rated it it was ok
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This book is biased towards a particular view and, while articulating that view relatively clearly, fails to consider, in particular, the whole letter of Galatians which explicitly states that Christians are longer under the Mosaic Law. It unnecessarily complicates the whole issue by presenting two extreme views from which to choose. But the best position (and most biblical one in my opinion) can be summed up by the following answers to two questions:

1) How is one saved? A: by grace alone throug
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