Posted on February 11, 2021 
Filed under Theology

Some encouragement:

“The voice that spells forgiveness will say: ‘You may go: you have been let off the penalty which your sin deserves.’

But the verdict which means acceptance [justification] will say: ‘You may come; you who are welcome to all my love and my presence.’“

– Sir Marcus Loane, quoted in John Stott, The Message of Romans.

Photo: Archbishop Sir Marcus Loane (centre) at Bishopscourt, December 1981. From the Sydney Diocesan Year Book, 1982.