The Beatitudes (Part 9): Blessed are the those we Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness (Part 2)
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In Self-Esteem: The New Reformation, he writes, ‘The most serious sin is the one that causes me to say, “I am unworthy”. For once a person believes he is an “unworthy sinner” it is doubtful if he can really honestly accept the saving grace God offers in Jesus Christ.
On this issue at least, Scripture and Schuller are not even on speaking terms.
Theologians used to speak of Jesus as a ‘public person’, meaning that everything he did was on behalf of others. They were spelling out the Bible’s teaching that he came into the world on behalf of others, lived on behalf of others, resisted temptation on behalf of others and died on behalf of others. In all of these actions, Jesus was a substitute for sinners, doing for them what they could not do for themselves. He lived the life they could not live and died the death they should have died.