Our Savior died for sin, and he died for sinners. But Christ also died to sin (Romans 6:10) — a curious point Paul makes in a chapter loaded with implications for our personal pursuit of holiness.
So what does it mean that Christ died to sin? And why does it matter for our battle against personal sin? During our recent trip to Philadelphia we asked Richard Gaffin, a respected Bible teacher at Westminster Theological Seminary. This is what he said: