Nobody deserves salvation

Thank you for Greg Erlandson’s fine article on “Easter and the scandal of saving sinners.” This is a very apt reflection for this present time when it’s so common to “demonize” others. It’s good to be reminded that nobody deserves salvation. I liked especially the author's choice of words describing how we are humbled when we remember this truth: he says he is “bowed low.”

I agree that I don’t think we are qualified to “affirm” who truly is or isn’t a “regenerate believer.” We don’t know for sure, even after someone has died, what transpired with their last breath, between that person’s soul and our almighty, merciful God. Isn’t that why we pray for the deceased?

Thank you for recalling these thoughts to mind during Holy Week. 

Marilyn Boussaid 

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