Woodford, Lucas V. More Light, Less Heat on Sanctification and the Third Use: A Baptismal Virtue Ethics Proposal  LOGIA Eastertide, 2018. Adiaphora, Antinomianism, & Legalism. Volume XVII #2

There remains a lack of agreement about sanctification throughout larger Christianity today. This is not all that surprising, of course. However, such disagreement is also found within the smaller confines of confessional Lutheranism. Unfortunately, as is typical of the antagonistic spirit of this age, the ability to have fraternal disagreements among confessional Lutherans (even on matters of secondary doctrine) regularly morph into cyberattacks against persons, the sacking of reputations, and even the questioning of Recognized Service Organizations (of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod), all in the misguided spirit of making a “Here I stand!” hill to die on.


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