You can't have both. Lusk: "Justification requires no transfer or imputation of anything. It does not force us to reify 'righteousness' into something that can be shuffled around in heavenly accounting books" (Richard Lusk, "A Response to 'The Biblical Plan of Salvation'" in The Auburn Avenue Theology, Pros and Cons: Debating the Federal Vision: The… Continue reading Imputation: Lusk or the Heidelberg Catechism?
Here are excerpts from R. Lusk (a current "member" of the Federal Vision) and T. Beza (a second generation Reformer, d. 1605). Read carefully, and note the most important term, instrument (cf. Belgic Confession, 22 or WCF 11.2). I've bolded instrument below for ease of reference. LUSK: "In other words, works do not justify in… Continue reading Lusk or Beza?