Dr. James White
Twitter feed –05 May 2018
The Reformed position has always been that grace restores nature but here White is telling us that grace destroys nature. Once someone is converted they may well be no longer left-handed…. they will not need to deal with familial traits like anger. It seems once coming to Jesus, God makes us a blank slate for Jesus to write on.
While no one would disagree that our identity (either unconverted or converted) is not absolutely determined by our ancestors. No one would disagree that once being in Christ our identity is altered. Our affections are changed incrementally. Our evaluating situations are incrementally changed. Our thinking is changed incrementally. However, one does disagree that after conversion we become a human being unrelated to the human being we were before conversion.
To see how utterly foolish White’s quote is, consider what it looks like when we just alter it slightly with an alteration perfectly legitimate;
“Concepts of ‘maleness’ or ‘femaleness’ are DESTROYED by the radical equality of every sinner’s need and Christ’s perfect provision. Our identity is NOT determined by our sexuality —we have been transferred out of the kingdom where gender identity rules and divides.”
If this ideology were followed before this generation, there would only be one race today: meaning it is new theology. Christians have had two thousand years to eradicate all the race distinctions: how are we just getting around to it? This is Anabaptistism redux. This is James White type logic.
Or what about saying,
We end with this one from Dr. White,
There are very few good guys in the Reformed church today.