Monday, 3 March 2008

Don Carson on Freedom from Rules

Commenting on Philippians 1v9-10:

"Paul refuses to set up an arbitrary set of checkpoints against which Christians are to measure themselves; he refuses to erect hoops through which believers must jump. Rather, he simply prays to his heavenly Father and asks him that these believers may pursue what is best."

D A Carson - A Call to Spiritual Reformation - Baker - 1992
(Quoted by Terry Virgo - God's Lavish Grace - Monarch - 2004 - p136)

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