A Brilliant 11th Century Gospel Presentation

The brilliance of this presentation of the gospel is that it is so easily transferable and adaptable for any of us in the situation that is inevitable for all of us.

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Tuesday is for Preaching

I love this presentation of gospel truth not only for its clarity but also for its pastoral sensitivity. Doesn’t sound like Anselm had any problem with substitutionary atonement to me.

I used this particular presentation with my father in the last months of his life. It gave me, and I believe him, great comfort. 

Anselm (1033-1109), was a Scholastic Theologian who wrote a magnificent book called  Cur Deus Homo (“Why a God Man?”) on why the Savior of the world had to be both human and divine.  

Romans 4:5
“But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness.” (NASB)

Anselm wrote a tract for the consolation of those who are dying. His words:

“Question:  Do you believe the Lord Jesus died for thee?

Answer:  I believe it.

Question: Do you thank him…

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