This article describes legalism and how it is alive and well in churches still today. It explains the value of the law, but also its limitations.
At its root, legalism is the failure to see the generosity of God and his wise and loving plans for us. Legalism is rooted in a distorted view of God as the giver of his law. This is what the article helpfully explains, by using the first sin in Paradise as proof.
This is a book about antinomianism. It discusses the conviction that living out of God’s grace in Christ is incompatible with obligations of the moral law. In Chapter 1 the author surveys antinomian debates in the Reformation and post-Reformation eras. He ends with the so-called Marrow Controversy in the eighteenth century.
Legalism is the biggest threat to the Christian life. Why? Let the article explain.
This article shows that legalism is a problem that confronts both justification and sanctification, and needs to be addressed in a balanced way.