John Brug’s Critique of Gerhard Forde’s Doctrine of Sanctification

John Brug’s Critique of Gerhard Forde’s Doctrine of Sanctification March 28, 2015

This essay was presented at the North Atlantic District Conference of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod in 1993. Brug presents a Lutheran doctrine of sanctification in contradistinction to the various views expressed in Christian Spirituality: Five Views of Sanctification. He demonstrates that Forde’s teaching in this book, which he calls the “Liberal Lutheran” position on sanctification, is at odds with Scripture and historic Lutheran teaching. The essay is worth looking at.

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