This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... XVII. JUSTIFICATION--ATONEMENT. The Friends endeavored to employ language in a way to give distinctness to related ideas. Hence they adopted the primary signification of such words as justification, or making just, and atonement, or making one, and found much light thrown on these profound questions ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... XVII. JUSTIFICATION--ATONEMENT. The Friends endeavored to employ language in a way to give distinctness to related ideas. Hence they adopted the primary signification of such words as justification, or making just, and atonement, or making one, and found much light thrown on these profound questions by this simple use of language. They hold that man cannot be justified while in a sinful state merely by another's doing what is right and throwing the garment of his good deeds, as a screen, over a corrupt heart. God is not thus deceived, however much man may delude himself, and try to make himself appear respectable in borrowed virtue. What is really accomplished is this. When man sins, under stress of temptation, instead of cutting him off, God suffers his love still to flow toward his erring child in a way that diverts attention from his fault, concealing it from the notice of those vindictive sentiments which would exact the immediate and extreme penalty of transgression. This love surrounds the soul that has sinned, just as the blood from a wound in the flesh flows out and covers the wound and forms a protection to it, while the same healing element is at work underneath this covering to supply new flesh and knit together the sundered parts. This act of covering up a wound until the life-building power of love has time to heal the breach of sin, is what is meant by the term justification, in its current theological sense. The idea is that God consents to overlook the injury and treat the sinner as though he were just, until pardoning love, working in the soul, removes the effects of sin and makes it really just, and at one with God: that is, until the sin has been atoned for, expiated, blotted out, its divisive force destroyed, and its...
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