More on Antinomianism

Andrew Sandlin wrote a good post this week on the same subject that I keep seeing – Christians who use grace as a cover for antinomianism. Sandlin says:

We ourselves are required to rebuke evil and have no company with it (Eph. 5:11–13).

What many of today’s grace-talking non-judgmentalists actually want is a grandfatherly God who overlooks their rebellion and favors them despite their gross, unrepentant sin.  They want to fornicate, despise God’s church and its ordinances, observe pornography, abuse prescription (and illegal) drugs, profane God’s name, revel in lewdness, spurn the godly counsel of parents and pastors and teachers, eschew hard work, and otherwise lust to be accepted by an apostate, pagan culture — all while assuming the pious protection of God’s grace.

 

3 thoughts on “More on Antinomianism”

  1. Aaagh, you’re so smart. Could you start another version of your blog? Maybe called “A Living Text, for Dummies?” because I love your stuff but I can’t keep up. For instance, I’ve never heard the word Antinomianism so I get stuck trying to decipher the meaning of the word from your context. (Why didn’t I bring one of my dictionaries with me? I love words! And I don’t like online dictionaries!) Don’t get me wrong – I don’t want you to dumb down your blog. It’s excellent! If only I could be half as smart as you…

  2. Well, you are too kind! I think my blog is boring, but I just do it for me.
    Antinomian is “anti” – against “nomos” – law. Those who oppose the law or say there is no law remaining now.
    I hope I don’t come across as a snob!

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