God Justifies the Wicked

VOL 1; ISSUE 6

11/01/1992

But Is It Relevant?

Sunday, 01 Nov 1992

We've lost the sense in the popular imagination that humanity's greatest need is to be justified before a holy God.
God justifies the wicked, Paul says. Problem is, nobody thinks he or she is wicked anymore. Madonna thinks traditional folks are wicked; the Moral Majority thinks Madonna is wicked, but do we think of ourselves as wicked anymore? According to George Barna, most Christians believe they obey the Ten Commandments (although most cannot name them). Furthermore, 84% of evangelicals thought “God helps those who help themselves” was either a biblical quotation, or, at least, a biblical notion, a higher percentage than Roman Catholics or even the unchurched. (1) Even churches of ...

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