How are you right with God?

Posted: July 4, 2013 by doulos tou Theou in Christianity, Discipleship, The Christian Life

Even though my conscience accuses me of having grievously sinned against all God’s commandments and of never having kept any of them, and even though I am still inclined toward all evil, nevertheless, without my deserving it at all, out of sheer grace, God grants and credits to me the perfect satisfaction, righteousness, and holiness of Christ, as if I had never sinned nor been a sinner, as if I had been as perfectly obedient as Christ was obedient for me. All I need to do is to accept this gift of God with a believing heart.

The Heidelberg CatechismQ&A 60

 

HT:OFI

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