How Does the Will Function in Salvation?

Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007

One of the conditions that we hear, a necessary condition for justification is faith. Right? And faith involves an active embracing, and trusting in Christ-and in Christ alone. In that sense it involves some action of the will. It involves some step of embracing Christ. Now we're not saying-Luther isn't saying, Augustine isn't saying-that the human will is not involved in salvation. When I have faith in Christ, I am the one who is trusting, I am the one who is believing, I am the one who is choosing him, and I am choosing him freely. ...

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