The Gospel of Noncontradiction

What if being a grace junkie didn't mean caring very little about Christian holiness and obedience? What if we could let grace be grace — wild and free — and at the same time let ourselves be captured by a desire to please God, without assuming it's automatically legalism?

Doug Wilson says we can. Indeed, such is the authentically Christian approach.

We asked for help navigating the ongoing discussion about the gospel and sanctification in the Reformed world. Some stress grace; others highlight holiness. Here's what Doug had to say:


Sanctification is the theme of our upcoming National Conference. Visit the event page to learn more and register.

David Mathis (@davidcmathis) is executive editor at desiringGod.org and an elder at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis. He has edited several books, including Thinking. Loving. Doing., Finish the Mission, and Acting the Miracle, and is co-author of How to Stay Christian in Seminary.