Anders Nygren

Anders Nygren

Mankind has always dreamed of fellowship with God on the basis of holiness. Christ-ianity proclaims fellowship with God on the basis of sin. This is the meaning of the gospel…it is the sinner whom God justifies.

-Anders Nygren, Essence of Christianity: Two Essays (Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans), 1973 (originally 1932), p. 127.