Christian Life - Forging Forward
This life is a journey on which we costantly progress from faith to faith, from love to love, from patience to patience, and from cross to cross. It is not righteousness but justification; not cleanness but cleansing. We have not reached the goal, but we are journeying toward it. Some have progressed much farther on their way than others. God is satisfied to find that we work with determination.
What Luther Says #696.