Posts Tagged ‘Escape from Reason’

“The Biblical position is clear — man cannot be explained as totally determined and conditioned — a position that built the concept of the dignity of man.  People today are trying to hang on to the dignity of man, and they do not know how to because they have lost the truth that man is made in the image of God.  He was an unprogrammed man, a significant man in a significant history, and he could change history.”

Francis A. Schaeffer, Escape from Reason

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They understood that Jesus died on the cross in substitution and as a propitiation in order to save men from their true guilt.  We need to learn that, when we begin to tamper with the scriptural concept of true, moral guilt, whether it be psychological tampering, theological tampering or any other kind of tampering, our view of what Jesus did will no longer be scriptural.  Christ died for a man who had true moral guilt because he had made a real and true choice.

Francis A. Schaeffer, Escape From Reason

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