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Christ Preeminent

Christ Preeminent

Of all the New Testament epistles, one has an extended Christological passage that takes pride of place. It is Colossians 1:15ff. This is the Greek text: ὃς ἐρρύσατο ἡμᾶς ἐκ τῆς ἐξουσίας τοῦ σκότους καὶ μετέστησεν εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ υἱοῦ τῆς ἀγάπης αὐτοῦ,ἐν ᾧ ἔχομεν τὴν ἀπολύτρωσιν, τὴν ἄφεσιν τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν· ῞Ος ἐστιν εἰκὼνRead more about Christ Preeminent[…]

“Alien Righteousness” by Dr. Martin Luther

“Alien Righteousness” by Dr. Martin Luther

Martin Luther on “Alien Righteousness”   The first is alien righteousness that is the righteousness of another, instilled from without. This is the righteousness of Christ by which he justifies through faith, as it is written in I Cor. 1 [:30]: “Whom God made our wisdom, our righteousness and sanctification and redemption.” In John 11Read more about “Alien Righteousness” by Dr. Martin Luther[…]