RE: 1 Peter 2:19

From: Ben Crick (
Date: Sat Sep 12 1998 - 09:24:53 EDT

On 11 Sep 98 (17:50:08), wrote:
> If I may, I think your confusion with my earlier response stems from a
> misunderstanding similar to that over which I have already expostulated
> far to long, namely, from a misunderstanding as to what *I* intended by
> "merit." The English term "merit" does not mean "deserving of
> salvation," and I certainly did not intend it as such. Behavior may be
> meritorious in some sense without necessarily being meritorious in a
> salvific sense.

 Dear Alan,

 Of course I was not intending to enter into doctrinal Catholic/Protestant
 issues here. I find the denotation and connotation of CARIS inconsistent,
 to say the least. Thank you for your helpful response.



 Revd Ben Crick, BA CF
 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK)

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