Union with Christ: Imputation: Calvin & Wright

The Aquila Report | 3/4/2019 | Staff
joseph76 (Posted by) Level 3
The Gospel is God reconciling himself to the world in Christ. Thus, for Calvin, this opening statement simply expresses the fact that though God has “withdrawn to a distance from us, he has drawn near to us in Christ, and thus Christ has become to us the true Emanuel, and his coming is God’s drawing near to men.”[6] However, the second part of the verse explains more about Christ, namely, the office of Christ.[7] Christ is the divine reconciler. He is the only mediator between God and man.

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