John macauthor on legalism in young people dating

Be assured, too, that it’s not our intention to state or to imply that someone should stay in an abusive marriage.We believe that spousal abuse is never acceptable and should not be tolerated.The Grace To You writer seems to try to blame everyone for the error. Unfortunately, that [later] change was not submitted to John for approval.The error was inadvertently introduced into the [original] manuscript in the late stages of the editorial process, when (in order to simplify the book) four chapters were deleted from the original manuscript and one of the remaining chapters was severely abridged. We believe the error was an oversight, and not anyone’s deliberate attempt to tamper with the book’s theology.Salvation isn’t the result of an intellectual exercise.

I’ll quote a couple of passages in which someone in JMac’s camp tries to “correct” JMac’s Lordship error.

Remember that what John saw in his vision of judgment was a Book of Life, not a book of Words or Book of Intellectual Musings.

The life we live, not the words we speak, reveals whether our faith is authentic.

In response to your concerns about the broadcast, we want to let you know that it was not Dr.

Mac Arthur’s intention to provide blanket advice that would apply to every difficult marital situation.

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