Elect But Still Born Guilty in Adam?
How can the elect in Christ be both imputed with guilt and righteousness at the exact same time?
1. We can’t be imputed with both at the same time.
2. But we know that we are born imputed with Adam’s guilt.
3. Therefore we are not born with Christ’s righteousness.
4. So this means that the elect are always elect, born
elect, but still born in Adam, not righteous in Christ but guilty in
Romans 16:7–“greet Andronicus and Junia…They are well known to the apostles and they were in Christ before me.”
Romans 6:3–“all who have been baptised into Christ have been baptised into His death.”
Romans 6:7–“the one who has died has been justified from sin.”
Romans 6:17, 18–“You who were once slaves to sin have become obedient from the heart to the doctrine to which you were delivered, and having been set free from sin, have become slaves of righteousness…”