The Self-Driven Gospel
John Fonville re-posted a blog article by Miles McKee on the errors of the moralistic Gospel entitled "The Gospel and Gandhi." I recommend reading the whole post, especially if you do poorly on this quiz found at the end:
Would you like to know whether or not you are gospel driven? To find out, ask yourself these following questions.
With which are you absorbed? (Answer A or B)
If you answered “B” in all 10 questions, you have a grasp of the gospel, but better yet, the gospel has a grasp of you.
- (A) your personal righteousness,
(B) The vicarious righteousness of Christ?
- (A) the condition of your faith
(B) Christ’s faithful obedience on your behalf?
- (A) your self-crucifixion
(B) His crucifixion?
- (A) your new life
(B) His sinless life?
- (A) your experience of Christ
(B) His experience for you?
- (A) your love for God
(B) His love for you?
- (A) The depth of your personal surrender
(B) The depth of Christ’s personal surrender?
- (A) Your victorious life
(B) His victorious life on your behalf?
- (A) Your attainment
(B) His atonement?
- (A) The work of the Spirit in you
(B) the work of Christ for you?