07 February 2012

New Lutheran Quote of the Day

The peculiarly Roman Catholic conception of purgatory stands or falls with the supposition that justified sinners are released from the guilt but not from the penalty of sin.  Such an idea is scarcely reconcilable with the intensive perfection of Christ's vicarious sacrifice upon the cross. -- Dr. John R. Stephenson, Eschatology, p. 56.

1 comment:

Larry Luder said...

I'll second that