Ellet J. Waggoner
We think it must be evident to all that Rom. 10:4 is pressed into antinomian service by mutilating the text and leaving out the complete statement that “Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.” Righteousness is obedience to the law.
Why are the heavens and the earth called to sing and shout for joy because God has redeemed men? What interests could they possibly have in man's redemption?
Through the redemption, which is in Christ Jesus, God by his grace counts the past life of the sinner who believes as though it had been in every respect, in accord with his law.
He comforts us by showing us sin. The comfort of God’s reproof lies in the fact that the very thing, which causes the conviction, is the righteousness that is given to take away the sin for which we are convicted.
It is once again time to re-read this most interesting and short article by Ellet J. Waggoner. It bears repeating and reviewing.
Sensitivity is an indication of self and false pride all alive within.