Some in broader evangelicalism (New Perspectives on Paul) and in broader Reformed circles (Federal Vision) have talked about a future justification based on works in a way that is out of step with historic Reformed theology. Of course, the Reformers debated Rome over this issue as well. Francis Turretin (d. 1687) described the historic Reformed… Continue reading Two Justifications?
As I have noted before, N.T. Wright posits a future justification based on works. Let's parse that out. He says that the good news is that those who believe in the gospel are presently "in the right" and have "the status of being God's covenant people, the people already declared to be 'in the… Continue reading So What’s the Good News, Anyway?