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JG Machen: Liberalism vs. Christianity

December 25, 2010

Machen once observed, “Here is found the most fundamental difference between liberalism and Christianity—liberalism is altogether in the imperative mood, while Christianity begins with a triumphant indicative; liberalism appeals to man’s will, while Christianity announces first, a gracious act of God” (from Christianity and Liberalism, 47). The simple truth is either we save ourselves or God saves us.

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