Did any such manifestation accompany the preaching of the legalist?
This may be said to be the view of the publicist or legalist.
What a triumphant answer is here to the legalist on the one side, and the antinomian on the other!
The legalist, desiring to exalt law, in reality stultifies it.
They called me a legalist, a work-monger, and other offensive names.
Looking at him, no sinner need despair; looking at him, no legalist can boast.
He was equally far removed from the excesses of the legalist, the pietist, the ascetic, and the enthusiast.
The legalist teaches that we must give up sin before we can get righteousness.
The legalist teaches that we must surrender earth in order to get heaven.
Goodness, as the legalist conceives it, is measurable in terms of correctness of outward conduct, and of that only.